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SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites Could Make Space a Minefield

Futurism Monday, 13 May 2019
SpaceX’s Starlink Satellites Could Make Space a MinefieldWatch Your Step On Wednesday, SpaceX plans to launch its first batch of Starlink satellites, an artificial constellation intended to beam down high-speed internet service from orbit. It’s an aspirational mission, but there’s an unfortunate downside, according to Scientific American. The satellites could also, in a worst-case scenario, trigger a deadly cascade of space debris known as “Kessler syndrome,” […]

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