Pentagon working with Congress on unclassified space strategy

By Sandra Erwin, Published by SpaceNews, 15 February 2023 Congress directed DoD and the director of national intelligence to “make publicly available a strategy regarding defending and protecting on-orbit satellites” WASHINGTON — The Defense Department’s space policy office is drafting a congressionally mandated report explaining how the U.S. will defend

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The atmospheric re-entry of a satellite, such as the ATV-1 satellite shown here, will lead to the majority or even the totality of the satellite’s composition being deposited into various layers of Earth’s atmosphere. The more satellites are launched, and the more frequently they’re de-orbited, the greater the effects of atmospheric pollution will become. (Credit: ESA/NASA)

China’s last launch of 2022 sparks falling rocket debris warning from Philippine Space Agency

By Leonard David, Published by, 30 December 2022 The Philippine Space Agency warned agencies to take "precautionary measures related to expected unburned debris" from the rocket. China's last space launch of 2022, which lifted off on Thursday (Dec. 29), has prompted a warning of falling rocket space debris from

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