Revolutionizing space security: The Laser Patroller Satellite – A technological marvel of modern warfare


  • Victor Adrian VEVERA
  • Ulpia Elena BOTEZATU Romanian Space Agency; National Institute for Research & Developement in Informatics – ICI Bucharest, Romania



Laser Patroller Satellite;, space debris;, space surveillance;, space situational awareness;, space governance; international cooperation.


This comprehensive article analyses the Laser Patroller Satellite (LPS) and its capabilities for enhancing security and safety in space exploration. The article is organized into five sections. Section 1 presents the context of the growing problem of space debris and the need for effective solutions. In Section 2, the features of the LPS, including its advanced sensors and tracking capabilities, are discussed. Section 3 elaborates on the capabilities of the satellite, such as space debris monitoring and tracking, space traffic management, debris removal, space situational awareness, and space exploration. Section 4 discusses the potential applications of the LPS in various areas, such as space debris mitigation, space security, and governance of space. Section 5 examines the implications of the LPS for international relations, including space policy, diplomacy, and governance. The article highlights the need for effective space governance frameworks to ensure the responsible and sustainable use of emerging technologies like the LPS, which raises concerns about privacy and the use of surveillance technology. In conclusion, the LPS is a powerful technology that has significant implications for space security, diplomacy, and governance, and it is crucial for nations to work together to develop policies that promote the responsible and sustainable use of space for the benefit of all


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