Starlink Network Prompts SpaceX, NASA Traffic Management Pact

The SpaceX Transporter-1 mission carried 143 satellites into orbit.
Credit: SpaceX
CAPE CANAVERAL—With its Starlink broadband network now exceeding 1,200 satellites, SpaceX formalized an agreement with NASA to operate its megaconstellation on a noninterference basis with the International Space Station (ISS) and other agency spacecraft in low Earth orbit. The unfunded Space Act...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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