Chris Blackerby - Astroscale Chief Operating Officer

Chris Blackerby - Astroscale Chief Operating Officer

In this episode:

We meet Chris Blackerby, Astroscale Group COO & Director, Japan. 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 US Ambassador to Japan and senior US 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. 

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