Rockets Destroy Ozone and Cause Climate Change – Aerospace Programs’ Deadly Impacts to the Earth

By Nina Beety, Published by Global Research, 24 January 2022 Since its beginnings, the space industry has used PR, Hollywood, and a parade of stars to carve itself into the public psyche, including targeting children. Aerospace costs have been largely ignored or hidden, but these costs are serious and accelerating.

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An F-15 jet launches an anti-satellite weapon in a test.

Anti-satellite weapons are creating space hazards. Here’s a way to limit the damage

By Aaron Bateman, Published by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, 21 January 2022 As companies and countries clamor to launch satellites and manned spacecraft, space is getting ever more crowded. And because satellites play increasingly important roles in military operations, multiple governments are developing anti-satellite (ASAT) weapons. But debris generated

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Elon Musk denies SpaceX satellites are blocking space in wake of Chinese complaints about Tiangong’s near miss

By Echo Xie, Published by South China Morning Post, 30 December 2021 Beijing lodged a protest at the UN, saying its space station had been forced to take evasive action to avoid a collision with one of Musk’s satellites Tesla boss insists there is room for ‘tens of billions’ of

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For national security space, running to stand still: 2021 In Review

By Theresa Hitchens, Pubished by Breaking Defense, 28 December 2021 US leaders this year faced difficult decisions against a backdrop of rapidly growing challenges from potential adversaries, and a booming commercial space sector that innovation-wise is leaving the Defense Department and the Intelligence Community in the dust. WASHINGTON: Saying it

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An image from Tianhe panoramic camera A during the first Shenzhou-13 spacewalk in November 2021. Credit: CMSA/CCTV/Chinese Academy of Sciences

China’s space station maneuvered to avoid Starlink satellites

By Andrew Jones, Published by SpaceNews, 28 December 2021 HELSINKI — China has informed the United Nations that its crewed space station twice maneuvered to avoid potential collisions with SpaceX Starlink satellites earlier this year. A notification dated Dec. 6 by China under Article V of the Outer Space Treaty

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Welcome to the space jam: Canadian startup Kepler stirs debate with huge planned fleet of internet satellites

By Sean Silcoff, Published by The Globa and Mail, 10 December 2021 The Canadian company is jockeying with SpaceX, Amazon and Telesat for room in orbit for tens of thousands of new machines. Critics say the space race could come at a cost on Earth A Canadian space startup has

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ESA head says Europe needs to stop facilitating Elon Musk’s ambitions in space

By E&T editorial staff, Published by E&T Engineering and Technology, 6 December 2021 The new head of the European Space Agency (ESA) has urged European leaders to intervene and co-ordinate to prevent SpaceX CEO Elon Musk making the space economy his personal playground. ESA director-general Josef Aschbacher expressed his views

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