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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First-ever space debris fine issued after company fails to ‘properly de-orbit satellite’

Published by Sky News, 2 October 2023 Satellite TV provider DISH will pay $150,000 for failing to properly de-orbit its EchoStar-7 satellite, America's Federal Communications Commission says. A company has been fined by the US government for leaving junk in space. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued its first space

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Starlink lost over 200 satellites in two months – tracker data

By Justinas Vainilavičius, Published bycybernews, 19 September 2023 There’s been an uptick in burned Starlink satellites over the summer, according to satellite tracking data. Starlink, a satellite constellation operated by aerospace company SpaceX, lost 212 satellites in the period spanning July 18th and September 18th, data compiled by satellitemap.space shows.

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Final images of Aeolus during its brief phase as space debris acquired by the Space Observation Radar TIRA of Fraunhofer FHR. (Note the color represents the radar echo intensity, not temperature.) Credit: Fraunhofer FHR

Fiery Finale: Final Images of the Doomed Aeolus Spacecraft

Final images of Aeolus during its brief phase as space debris acquired by the Space Observation Radar TIRA of Fraunhofer FHR. (Note the color represents the radar echo intensity, not temperature.) Credit: Fraunhofer FHR By European Space Agency Published by SciTechDaily, 7 September 2023 Aeolus was in orbit around Earth

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SBUDNIC, a bread-loaf-sized cube satellite with a drag sail made from Kapton polyimide film, designed and built by students at Brown reentered Earth's atmosphere five years ahead of schedule. Image courtesy of Marco Cross.

Satellite built as low-cost way to reduce space junk reenters atmosphere years early

SBUDNIC, a bread-loaf-sized cube satellite with a drag sail made from Kapton polyimide film, designed and built by students at Brown reentered Earth's atmosphere five years ahead of schedule. Image courtesy of Marco Cross. From Brown University, Published by Phys.org, 24 August 2023 SBUDNIC, built by an academically diverse team

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