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Aug 19, 2021

SpaceX Starlink satellites responsible for over half of close encounters in orbit, scientist says

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SpaceX’s Starlink satellites are involved in about 1,600 close encounters between two spacecraft in low Earth orbit every week. That’s about 50% of all such incidents. As the constellation grows, that proportion is expected to rise up to 90%, experts say.

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