Estimating the CO2 intensity of the space sector

Andrew Ross Wilson

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Conflicting methodologies for estimating the CO2 intensity of the space sector are beginning to emerge because of a lack of publicly available data, resulting in extensive variations that undermine the credibility of reported results.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)417-418
Number of pages2
JournalNature Astronomy
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 21 Mar 2022


  • European space agency
  • global carbon footprint
  • space industry


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