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Space companies are racing to beam web access to the entire planet. But ‘space junk’ is a big worry


Space companies are racing to beam web access to the entire planet. But ‘space junk’ is a big worry Space companies, from Elon Musk’s SpaceX to start-up OneWeb, are racing to launch satellites into space with the aim of creating global internet coverage on Earth. But there’s one big problem, experts say — the creation and threat from so-called “space junk.” This debris floating in space could interfere with future space missions and satellite launches — and even send objects hurtling back to Earth.   More



(Source: CNBC - Feb 18)

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