U.S. Commerce Department To Take Over Space Traffic Cop Role

Credit: The Aerospace Corp.
The thousands of smallsats heading to launchpads in 5-10 years promise seamless, global connectivity, near real-time Earth imagery and navigation services for our self-driving cars. But whether they will deliver depends in part on how well the birds share increasingly congested low Earth orbit (LEO)...
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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