Politico: Europe can help prevent disaster in outer space

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Accumulating debris threatens to trigger a cascade of collisions, which would disable satellites and render orbits, vital to sustaining our globalized, high-tech economy and preserving our security, unusable. And as access to space is at risk from a toxic combination of commercialization and weaponization, the European Union can help prevent this looming disaster. What it must do, however, is invest more in secure communications, take a higher profile in space traffic management and drive diplomatic efforts for arms control in space.

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