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Japanese satellite filled with 'shooting star' pellets won't spawn artificial meteor shower after all


Japanese satellite filled with 'shooting star' pellets won't spawn artificial meteor shower after all We'll have to wait another few years to see a Japanese company's first big artificial-meteor sky show. Tokyo-based ALE (Astro Live Experiences) had planned to generate "shooting stars" this year with its ALE-2 satellite, which launched to Earth orbit in December 2019 atop a Rocket Lab Electron booster.    More



(Source: Space.com - May 16)

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