[1505.03800] Quantifying hazards: asteroid disruption in lunar distant retrograde orbits
NASA has been toying with the idea of towing a small asteroid to a close Earth orbit, but as this paper explains, there's a risk any such asteroid may break up if you try to do anything with it. (I like the term "loosely bound rubble pile": reminds me of a website I mention a lot.) Would that end up being a problem for satellites in Earth orbit? Maybe, at least for geosynchronous ones.