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New UK Space Fund aims to make space safer

By Staff Writers, Published by Space Daily, 14 July 2021 London UK (SPX) - One of the biggest challenges facing the space sector is orbital congestion and space debris. There are currently around 3,000 working satellites in orbit, and an estimated 130 million other pieces of debris, including old satellites,

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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)

Air pollution from reentering megaconstellation satellites could cause ozone hole 2.0

By Tereza Pultarova, Published by, 7 June 2021 When defunct satellites burn in the atmosphere, they leave behind chemicals that could damage the ozone layer and affect how much light Earth absorbs. Chemicals released as defunct satellites burn in the atmosphere could damage Earth’s protective ozone layer if plans

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Currently, the U.S. government’s space tracking mission is still handled by the Pentagon. Getty Images

As Space Junk Multiplies, Pentagon Is Stuck Tracking It for Civilians

By Jacqueline Feldscher, Published by Defense One, 27 May 2021 Private industry is launching at a pace with which the military’s space-surveillance system can’t keep up. Now lawmakers say the Commerce Department’s fix is running late. It’s been nearly three years since the U.S. Commerce Department was ordered to start

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