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Over the past six years, governments proposed launching over one million satellites, but where will they all go?

By Andrew Falle, Ewan Wright, Published by The Conversation, 7 November 2023 As the number of satellites in orbit increase, so will the possibilities of space debris. There are currently 8,000 satellites in orbit, but hundreds of thousands more are being proposed. In September 2021, Rwanda announced that it was planning

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Burned-up space junk pollutes Earth’s upper atmosphere, NASA planes find

By Tereza Pultarova, Published by Space.com, 19 October 2023 Chemicals created by fiery satellite re-entries could affect Earth's climate. Scientists have long thought that the burning up of space junk in Earth's atmosphere creates air pollution that can affect the planet's climate. Now, for the first time, they've managed to

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NOAA scientists link exotic metal particles in the upper atmosphere to rockets, satellites

The view from NASA’s WB-57 cockpit during a SABRE high-altitude research flight. Credit: NASA Published by NOAA Research, 16 October 2023 NOAA scientists investigating the stratosphere have found that in addition to meteoric ‘space dust,’ the atmosphere more than seven miles above the surface is peppered with particles containing a

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Starlink satellites are ‘leaking’ signals that interfere with our most sensitive radio telescopes

Starlink satellites emit bright, unintended and unexpected signals that can be detected by radio telescopes. By Steven Tingay, Published by The Conversation, 13 October 2023 When I was a child in the 1970s, seeing a satellite pass overhead in the night sky was a rare event. Now it is commonplace:

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SpaceX’s Starlink Internet Faces Grave Safety Allegations from FAA

Published by hocmarketing, 11 October 2023 Editor: Diem My SpaceX has requested federal regulators to rectify a report that erroneously implies that the Starlink satellite constellation could potentially endanger individuals on Earth. The Federal Aviation Administration, responsible for granting licenses for commercial spacecraft launch and reentry, presented the report to

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