Rebecca van Burken is a senior fellow with Reason Foundation.
van Burken contributes to Reason’s technology and space policy efforts.
In the past, van Burken worked with the Satellite Industry Association and the Commercial Spaceflight Federation to represent collections of innovative space companies in government and regulatory issues, as well as with the American Foreign Policy Council on their Space Policy Initiative.
van Burken is also currently a part-time JD candidate at the American Washington College of Law where she focuses on technology and space-related law. She received her undergraduate degree from the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.
Public-private partnerships could improve the tracking and removal of space debris and better manage space traffic.