PARIS — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on April 23 is expected to adopt, in whole or in part, a proposed rule updating U.S. policy on orbital debris mitigation.
The Commission’s proposal has elicited enormous protest from established GSO satellite operators, LEO broadband operators, LEO cubesat operators, university satellite programs — the whole lot.
The most contested topics are a proposal that satellite operators indemnify the U.S. government for all costs from a claim of liability under international law. “The ambiguity and boundlessness of . . .
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