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A real problem in the space situational awareness community, is the lack of a shared validated catalogue of known space debris. This holds back progress in a wide range of areas from operations to fundamental research. Could an open, borderless, decentralised, trusteless space object catalogue be the solution? If so, how could one ensure the catalogue was tamper proof? For an entirely open ledger of space debris objects to work, …

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Neil deGrasse Tyson and Paul Anthony Wilson

Today I got the unique opportunity to meet Neil deGrasse Tyson at my new job at the Institut d’Astrophysique in Paris. By chance I saw him outside my office window so naturally I felt the urge to go down and say hello. He was being given a tour of the Observatory in Paris, and since I have also not seen the observatory, I asked to join the group which was …

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