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FCC to fight space debris by requiring satellite disposal in 5 years or less

FCC to fight space debris by requiring satellite disposal in 5 years or less

Enlarge / Artist’s impression of low Earth-orbit satellites like those launched by SpaceX and OneWeb. The Federal Communications Commission has a plan to minimize space junk by requiring low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites to be disposed no more than five years after being taken out of service. A proposal released yesterday by FCC Chairwoman Jessica …

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FAA requiring SpaceX to make changes to Texas launch site ahead of future launches

FAA requiring SpaceX to make changes to Texas launch site ahead of future launches

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has determined that SpaceX’s plans for the company’s massive Starbase launch site in South Texas will have some environmental impact on the surrounding land and area — but not enough to require a full environmental impact statement. Now, SpaceX will need to make more than 75 changes to its proposal …

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