This illustration from the European Space Agency represents all the space debris 1 mm in size and larger that is currently orbiting Earth. A 2018 report compares the problem of rocket emissions to that of space debris — another problem that wasn't tackled when it was small. (IRAS/TU Braunschweig)

Steve Wozniak’s startup Privateer plans to launch hundreds of satellites to study space debris

By Mike Wall, Published by Space.com, 18 November 2021 Privateer aims to characterize space junk like never before. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's startup Privateer aims to help humanity get the goods on space junk before it's too late. The Hawaii-based company, whose existence Wozniak and co-founder Alex Fielding announced in

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Artist’s concept of Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapons Concept (HAWC) missile. (Raytheon)

Hypersonic spy planes and cargo transports? Pentagon is interested

By Theresa Hitchens, Published by Breaking Defense, 17 November 2021 You can imagine a reusable system that can fly around and drop payloads and come back, or a hypersonic system that can carry other hypersonic systems," said Gillian Bussey, head of DoD's Joint Hypersonics Transition Office. WASHINGTON: Reusable super-high-speed aircraft

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War in Space is Coming

by Staff Writers for Launchspace, Published by SpaceWar, 29 October 2021 Bethesda, MD (SPX) - A new arms race is unfolding among spacefaring nations. Space experts have been telling us about contested space for the last several years. The number of active satellites is exploding from about 1,000 a few

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