SpaceX launched five dozen Starlink satellites to gain early experience operating a high-speed internet network, with the ultimate goal of flying nearly 12,000 birds for global coverage. The training manual will now include a chapter on being a good orbital neighbor. Key lesson: Answer your email. On Sept. 2, the European Space Agency (ESA) commanded its 3,000-lb. (1,360-kg) Aeolus Earth-science satellite to raise its orbit, adding margin to what was predicted to be an uncomfortably close ...


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