The atmospheric reentry process generates extreme heat and mechanical loads, which lead to the satellite's disintegration at the altitude of about 45 miles. (Image credit: ESA)

Space debris problem spurs a bold change in US government regulations

By Elizabeth Howell, Publishd by Space.com, 12 April 2023 The Federal Communications Commission plans to streamline its space activities to meet fast-growing space safety needs. The fast-growing space debris issue is top of mind at a new space-focused division of the U.S. government. "Satellite and orbital debris rules" will be one of

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US ‘Swarm Of Satellites’ Can Exhaust Russian, Chinese ASAT Missiles; Help To Track Hypersonic Weapons

By Parth Satam, Published by the Eurasian Times, 8 April 2023 The US aims to overwhelm Russian and Chinese anti-satellite weapons with the Space Development Agency’s (SDA) 500 communications, data transfer, and missile tracking satellites. The first batch of 10 satellites was launched on April 2. SDA director Derek M.

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China Develops New ‘Starlink Killer’ Anti-Satellite Microwave Weapon That Can Cut Taiwan From US During War

By Ashish Dangwai, Published by The Eurasian Times, 31 March 2023 China claims to have developed a compact power source that could drastically reduce the size of a high-power microwave weapon capable of downing Starlink satellites.  This device can produce up to 10 gigawatts of power, with a frequency of

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Pentagon Prepares for Space Warfare as Potential Threats From China, Russia Grow

A key aim of the U.S. Space Force, created in 2019, is to plan, equip and defend U.S. interests in space.PHOTO: ETIENNE LAURENT/SHUTTERSTOCK By Doug Cameron, Published by The Wall Street Journal, 28 March 2023 White House’s spending request includes plans for simulators, equipment to train Space Force members for battle

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