written by elizabeth howell on april 18th, 2022

what: us pledges no destructive anti-satellite tests
who: u.s. vice president kamala harris made the announcement
when: april 18th, 2022
where: at vandenberg space force base in california
why: the administration wants to establish a good precedent for responsible behavior in space.

interesting fact: harris’ comments came a few months after a russian anti-satellite test in november 2021 that created a debris cloud so large that the international space station had to move out of the way

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