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Satellite Constellations

Mega-constellation satellites will need 'rapid disposal'

The operators of proposed satellite mega-constellations can greatly mitigate the risk of future collisions by rapidly de-orbiting their spacecraft at the end of service.
On the other hand, doing only the bare minimum required by international "clean space" guidelines could significantly endanger the environment.
This is the take-home from a new study led from Southampton University, UK.

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