Rwanda, home to ITU filing for 300,000+ satellite constellation, says it insists operators meet debris-mitigation guidelines

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — The Rwanda Space Agency, which in October 2021 registered several constellations totaling more than 300,000 satellites with international frequency regulators, intends to enforce strict space-sustainability measures on companies for which it is the regulatory home, an agency official said.

Anuarite Umwari, the agency’s legal and corporate secretary, said the agency is fully engaged in the global debate about the efficient use of radio spectrum and space debris mitigation.

Addressing the 4th Summit for Space Sustainability June 22 in London, organized by . . .

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