Monday 27th May 2024

    TradeBriefs Editorial

    From the Editor's Desk

    An astronomer’s lament: Satellite megaconstellations are ruining space exploration

    I used to love rocket launches when I was younger. During every launch, I imagined what it would feel like to be an astronaut sitting in the spacecraft, listening to that final countdown and then feeling multiple gees push me up through the atmosphere and away from our blue marble.

    But as I learned more about the severe limitations of human spaceflight, I turned my attention to the oldest and most accessible form of space exploration: the science of astronomy.

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