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A dead NASA space telescope and an old Air Force satellite avoided a crash on Wednesday, beating ‘alarming’ odds

A collision would have threatened other spacecraft by turning the satellites into "shotgun blasts of debris," experts said.
An illustration of SpaceX's planned Starlink satellite orbits around Earth.

SpaceX’s license to launch hundreds of internet satellites may have violated the law, experts say. Astronomers could sue the FCC.

SpaceX is planning a mega-constellation of thousands of internet satellites called Starlink. But the FCC didn't perform an environmental review.
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites and provide global high-speed, low-latency internet service from orbit.

Elon Musk says a device resembling a ‘UFO on a stick’ will connect people to SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service

After SpaceX launched 60 more Starlink internet satellites, making it the largest spacecraft operator to date, Musk explained how users would connect.
The Himawari-8 satellite's view of the Australian bushfires and smoke clouds on January 2.

Stunning images from space reveal the shocking extent of Australia’s bushfire crisis

Australia's fires have lasted for months, burned millions of acres, and belched out a smoke plume that could cover half of Europe.
A thick ring of space junk orbits Earth in this fanciful artist's concept of a "Kessler syndrome" event.

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 hu...

Experts worry that debris orbiting Earth could lead to a "Kessler syndrome" domino effect that cuts off human access to space for hundreds of years.

Apple’s next big secret project could involve a fleet of satellites that may one day beam the internet straight to your iPhone

Apple reportedly has a dozen engineers working on a new satellite project that it hopes to launch in five years.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos both have grand plans to colonise space.

Amazon wants to skip a regulatory line to launch 3,236 high-speed internet satellites, but SpaceX is crying foul

Amazon missed a regulatory deadline 3 years ago for permission to launch internet-beaming satellites. Now the tech giant is asking the FCC for a pass.
Jeff Bezos gestures during a presentation on May 9, 2019.

Amazon is building a giant factory to make internet satellites and compete with SpaceX

The tech giant is moving its Project Kuiper team in a big play to compete in the emerging industry of global, high-speed satellite-internet service.
SpaceX, the rocket company founded by Elon Musk, plans to surround Earth with Starlink satellites to provide global high-speed, low-latency internet.

SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites could make astronomy on Earth ‘impossible’ and create a space-junk nightmare, some scientists ...

SpaceX recently launched 60 Starlink satellites as part of its plan to blanket Earth in high-speed internet. But scientists foresee some problems.
An animation of SpaceX's Starlink satellite constellation providing internet coverage to the Americas.

A crushing cost estimate of SpaceX’s planned mega-fleet of 42,000 Starlink internet satellites glosses over a huge detail

A new Morgan Stanley Research update estimates the cost of SpaceX's revised Starlink internet plan without Starship, a planned low-cost mega-rocket.