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    1. Defunct Soviet satellite and Chinese rocket body have 1-20% risk of colliding in Low Earth Polar orbit over Antarctica

      @LeoLabs, Inc.: We are monitoring a very high risk conjunction between two large defunct objects in LEO. Multiple data points show miss distance <25m and Pc between 1% and 20%. Combined mass of both objects is ~2,800kg.Object 1: 19826Object 2: 36123TCA: Oct 16 00:56UTCEvent altitude: 991km pic.twitter.com/6yWDx7bziw

      19 votes
    2. I may qualify for beta testing SpaceX Starlink

      Yesterday, I just happened upon a recent YouTube video of the launch of SpaceX Starlink satellites. At the time, I didn't know what all of this was about so I Googled it and found their website....

      Yesterday, I just happened upon a recent YouTube video of the launch of SpaceX Starlink satellites.

      At the time, I didn't know what all of this was about so I Googled it and found their website.

      Turns out that they will be rolling this out in the northern US and Canada first. So, I entered my email and service address to see what's what.

      I got an email response that they will begin with beta testing later this year and I could be one of these people qualified to do so.

      10 votes
    3. Why did the spaceX crew return to earth so soon?

      So I’m just sitting here wondering why they returned so soon, 2 months Doesn’t seem like a very long time considering the money and preparation involved. I did a quick search to try and find the...

      So I’m just sitting here wondering why they returned so soon, 2 months Doesn’t seem like a very long time considering the money and preparation involved.

      I did a quick search to try and find the answer without any luck, so wondering if anyone on here can shed some light on the reason.

      23 votes