Satellites contribute significant light pollution to night skies

Published by the Royal Astronomical Society, 29 March 2021 Scientists reported new research results today suggesting that artificial objects in orbit around the Earth are brightening night skies on our planet significantly more than previously understood. The research, accepted for publication in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society: Letters,

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Spaceport will bring more benefits than risks, says Indonesian space agency as Papuans divided over project

by Nivell Rayda, Published by Channel News Asia, 18 March 2021 JAKARTA: Indonesia’s National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) said the benefits of the country's first spaceport in Biak, Papua, are greater than the downsides, while locals are divided over the project.  The planned rocket launch site will be located

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The Perils of Military 5G

by Karl Grossman, Published by Counterpunch, 15 March 2021 Demonstrations will be held this coming Friday and Saturday protesting the deployment of 5G—a technology that, among other issues, presents huge health risks by blanketing the Earth with radiation resulting in cancer and other illnesses, encourages satellite collisions generating space debris,

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Protests Against Deployment of 5G — and the 5G-Military Connection

by Karl Grossman, from his blog, 12 March 2021 Demonstrations will be held this coming Friday and Saturday protesting the deployment of 5G—a technology that, among other issues, presents huge health risks by blanketing the Earth with radiation resulting in cancer and other illnesses, encourages satellite collisions generating space debris,

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Critics take aim at SpaceX’s Starlink, Amazon’s Project Kuiper and other satellite constellations

A rocket’s-eye view shows a stack of SpaceX Starlink satellites just before orbital deployment. (SpaceX Photo) by Alan Boyle, published by GeekWire, 11 March 2021 SpaceX, Amazon and OneWeb say their satellite mega-constellations will make broadband internet goodness available to billions of people around the world who are unserved or

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