Luca Rossettini is chief executive and co-founder of D-Orbit, an Italian startup targeting the space debris mitigation market.

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  • NASA CubeSats Heading into Orbit (Artist's Concept) Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech
    Policy & Politics

    Op-ed | Dealing with Cubesat Clutter

    Measuring approximately 10 centimeters on a side and weighing around 1 kilogram, cubesats have gained popularity among small companies, universities and emerging countries. As cubesats’ use continues to grow, debris mitigation and avoidance regulations are also becoming progressively restrictive in order to avoid a degradation of space use among space industry operators.