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An Endless Stream of Satellites Is Burning Up in The Sky, And Nobody Knows The Cost


An Endless Stream of Satellites Is Burning Up in The Sky, And Nobody Knows The Cost Elon Musk's SpaceX has announced it will dispose of 100 Starlink satellites over the next six months, after it discovered a design flaw that may cause them to fail. Rather than risk posing a threat to other spacecraft, SpaceX will "de-orbit" these satellites to burn up in the atmosphere. But atmospheric scientists are increasingly concerned that this sort of apparent fly-tipping by the space sector will cause further climate change down on Earth.   More



(Source: ScienceAlert - Mar 4)

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