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Billionaires plan to launch tens of thousands of new satellites. Experts are working hard to ensure this doesn’t lead to a disaster that ends human access to orbit.

SpaceX, Amazon, OneWeb, and reportedly even Apple plan to collectively launch tens of thousands of internet-beaming satellites over the next decade. SpaceX, founded by Elon Musk, has the most ambitious plans with approval from the US government to launch nearly 12,000 of its Starlink satellites – though it’s seeking permission […]
Billionaires plan to launch tens of thousands of new satellites. Experts are working hard to ensure this doesn’t lead to a disaster that ends human access to orbit.
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China and Russia are ‘aggressively pursuing’ hypersonic weapons

General John E. Hyten, the Commander of US Strategic Command, admitted that the US has no real defences against hypersonic weapons that are being “aggressively” pursued by China and Russia. The only defence against such weapons, Hyten said on Tuesday, is the threat of a US nuclear response. The general […]
China and Russia are ‘aggressively pursuing’ hypersonic weapons