The Cygnus re-supply vehicle, which delivers cargo to the International Space Station, burning up in the atmosphere during its reentry. (Image credit: ESA/Alexander Gerst)

Debris from burning satellites could be affecting Earth’s magnetic field

The Cygnus re-supply vehicle, which delivers cargo to the International Space Station, burning up in the atmosphere during its reentry. (Image credit: ESA/Alexander Gerst) By Tereza Pultarova, Published by Space.com, 15 March 2024 The environmental impacts of spaceflight are becoming increasingly clear as more and more spacecraft are launched into

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A composite image showing rows of Starlink satellites awaiting deployment into low Earth orbit in front of a picture of Earth taken from the International Space Station. (Image credit: SpaceX via X)

SpaceX deorbiting 100 older Starlink satellites to ‘keep space safe and sustainable’

A composite image showing rows of Starlink satellites awaiting deployment into low Earth orbit in front of a picture of Earth taken from the International Space Station. (Image credit: SpaceX via X) By Brett Tingley, Published by Space.com, 14 February 2024 There are still well over 5,000 operational Starlink satellites

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