Space4U Podcast

Space4U Podcast: Chris Blackerby, Astroscale Chief Operating Officer

Written by: Space Foundation Editorial Team

In this episode:

We meet Chris Blackerby, Astroscale Group COO & Director, Japan. Previously, Chris served as the NASA Attaché for Asia, the senior space policy official in the U.S. Embassy Tokyo, from 2012-2017. In that capacity he identified multiple opportunities for cooperation in the region; served as strategic space advisor to the U.S. Ambassador to Japan and senior U.S. Government officials; acted as an official intermediary between NASA and its partners in Asia in negotiating agreements and resolving disputes; and participated in numerous outreach events highlighting NASA activities.

Chris explains why the public should care about space debris and the actions Astroscale is taking to prevent more space clutter.


Transcript: Space4U podcast, Chris Blackerby
Hi — John Holst with the Space Foundation and you're listening to the Space4U podcast. Space4U is designed to tell the stories of the amazing people who make today's space exploration possible. Today, we are joined by Astroscale group CEO, Japan, Chris Blackerby. Chris served as the NASA attache for…
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