Astroscale Joins Global Space Leaders in Pioneering Initiative for Responsible Space Sector

Posted May 25th, 2023 Posted in News , ,

Harwell, Oxford, UK, May 25, 2023 – Astroscale Ltd. (“Astroscale UK”), the UK & Europe subsidiary of Astroscale Holdings Inc. (“Astroscale”), the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, has joined forces with European space organisations by signing the Statement for a Responsible Space Sector, in a significant move towards the future of sustainable space.

This encompassing agreement, led by the European Space Agency, aims to establish a solid foundation for sustainable development within the space industry while maximising the benefits of space activities for society.

By pledging its cooperation alongside 23 other esteemed signatories, Astroscale positions itself as a champion of a more responsible space sector and further solidifies its status as a key player in the European space sector. Alongside influential organisations such as Arianespace, NOSA, PT Space, Kayrros, Absolut Group, and POLSA, Astroscale joins a distinguished group dedicated to advancing responsible space activities and fostering sustainable development.

“By signing the Statement for a Responsible Space Sector, Astroscale demonstrates our commitment to  the safe and sustainable development of space,” said Nick Shave, Managing Director of Astroscale UK.

Nick Shave, Astroscale Ltd. MD, signing the Statement for a Responsible Space Sector
Nick Shave, Managing Director of Astroscale UK signs the Statement for a Responsible Space Sector.

“We are proud to join forces with other like-minded European space organisations in championing a responsible and forward-thinking space sector. Together, we are pushing the boundaries of space innovation while prioritising the well-being of our planet for future generations.

“By uniting with other visionaries in the field, Astroscale sets a powerful precedent for the responsible management and stewardship of our space environment.”