Your first paragraph is wrong on everything. Your second paragraph....what has that rant got to do with the article?
What has asteroids got to do with satellite collisions?
There can be no such thing as flight corridors for satellites as all orbits cross each other twice per orbit. Even though they are at...
Because it's 'common' people think it should be easier than, say putting men on the Moon. The problem is that it readily mutates, so in effect changes into something else.
What is that? I'm not familiar with it.
The second stage gets to orbit (a minimum 18000 mph) so will definitely need a heatshield. No different from Dragon or Soyuz.