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Dead satellites are filling space with trash. That could affect Earth’s magnetic field


Dead satellites are filling space with trash. That could affect Earth’s magnetic field A dead spacecraft the size of a truck ignites with plasma and pulverizes into dust and litter as it rips through the ionosphere and atmosphere. This is what happens to internet service satellites during re-entry. When the full mega-constellation of satellites is deployed in the 2030s, companies will do this every hour because satellite internet requires thousands of satellites to constantly be replaced. And it could compromise our atmosphere or even our magnetosphere.   More



(Source: The Guardian - Apr 17)

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