NASA and SpaceX Are Teaming Up To Avoid Space Collisions
There is a lot of stuff in space. With all the different nations, and now companies, launching satellites, at some point collisions will be inevitable. NASA and SpaceX have agreed to share info to keep the traffic safer.
NASA says that Starlink spacecraft are “are equipped with global navigation satellite service receivers” that will allow for an exchange of information between the two space entities. As part of the agreement, NASA said it would “not maneuver its assets” in the event of a potential collision.
“Both NASA and SpaceX benefit from this enhanced interaction by ensuring all parties involved are fully aware of the exact location of spacecraft and debris in orbit,” NASA explained.
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