Amazon and SpaceX Increase the Risk of Dangerous Events From Space Junk

Space could end up being a very crowded place as companies like Amazon and SpaceX increase their reach into low-Earth orbit with numerous satellites. This, in turn, raises progressive concerns regarding space junk as a threat to astronomers and satellite...
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SpaceX Promised To Fix The Disturbing Brightness Of The Starlink Satellites

Elon Musk discussed a way of fixing the brightness of SpaceX's Starlink satellites recently. He said that such a thing happens due to the angle of the satellite solar panels. SpaceX could make them less noticeable from Earth. At first,...

SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites Were Photographed From the ISS

SpaceX's famed Starlink satellites have been photographed for the first time by the inhabitants of the International Space Station (ISS). Elon Musk's company has ambitious plans to release 12,000 satellites to Earth's lower orbit as part of the Starlink program,...

China Launched Its Yaogan Weixing Mission Successfully

​Following its first Long March-7A the previous week, China has launched a new series of triplet satellites for the Chuangxin-5 (CX-5) constellation. Commenced under the name Yaogan Weixing-30 Group-6, the three probes were orbited by a Long March-2C launch vehicle...

Satellites In Orbit Could Be Hacked And Weaponized, Experts Warn

The world's largest active satellite constellation is owned by an aerospace manufacturer called SpaceX. The private American aerospace manufacturer and space transportation services company achieved its goal in January 2020 by having 242 satellites orbiting Earth. But the company doesn't...

Astronomers Think That Satellites Are Becoming A Threat To Astronomy

According to the International Astronomical Union (IAU), satellites could be a massive threat to the scientific study of celestial objects. What solutions are out there? There are already a significant number of satellites orbiting the Earth, and with SpaceX plan...

Two Satellites Predicted to Clash Successfully Avoided the Collision

​It seems like we have missed another close encounter between two satellites. LeoLabs, a company that utilizes radar to manage satellites and debris in space, has previously announced that two old satellites rotating around Earth had a 1 in 100...

The Latest Starlink Satellite Launch Helps SpaceX Break World Records

​SpaceX has launched its latest batch of Starlink satellites on Monday, January 7th. The launch scheduled for 9.49 a.am. EST (14:49 UTC), now leaves the space company with approximately 250 satellites in Earth's orbit. This is the company's fourth dedicated...

Space Junk Issues — Satellites Are At Risk Of Colliding With Space Debris

Space debris (also known as space junk, space pollution, or space garbage) is a term for the demise of objects created by man and left in space, mainly on Earth orbit, which no longer serves a useful function. About Space...

Arianespace Successfully Launched the Ariane 5 Rocket Into Orbit

​The first take-off out of at least 22 more on Arianespace's timeline of 2020 has successfully sent a commercial European broadband satellite, as well as an Indian communications cargo to Earth's orbit on Thursday, on an Ariane 5 rocket. Ariane...