Table 3.

Risks and mitigation.

riskdescription/assessmentmitigation
risks to operatorsconcentrated sulfuric acid, high-power lasers, high-pressure gas cylinders, propellerstandard safety procedures for caustics, lasers, gas cylinders; propeller fixed during launch phase
risks to public on the grounddebris, uncontrolled recoveryoperation in area of low population density, standard flight safety procedures
risks to aircraftair traffic concernsFAA beacon and coordination operational altitude >65‚ÄČ000 feet
risks from H2O releasechemical/radiative perturbation to stratospherenone anticipated to be necessary
risks from H2SO4 releasechemical/radiative perturbation to stratospherenone anticipated to be necessary