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Megaconstellations of satellites are burning up in our atmosphere. That could have consequences


Megaconstellations of satellites are burning up in our atmosphere. That could have consequences If, on a clear night, you were to gaze up into the blackness of the sky, you would expect to see nothing but the magnificent Milky Way stretching out above you, billions of stars twinkling in place. Instead, every few minutes or so, you will most likely also see an ersatz star breaking through an otherwise static sky, silently moving across the stars. These are satellites, and there are thousands of them in orbit. When they've outlived their usefulness, most of them will come tumbling back down through Earth's atmosphere, burning up.    More



(Source: CBC - Jun 21)

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