The satellite will be carried into space by a Russian Soyuz rocket lifting off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome.
Due to the proximity to Earth, huge constellations are required to maintain coverage in LEO, so congestion is predictably going to get much worse, says Pascal...
The rocket’s empty core stage, weighing nearly 18 tons, is the largest piece of space debris to fall uncontrolled back to Earth since 1991.
Over the next 24 months, LeoLabs Collision Avoidance will expand collision alerts to include previously uncatalogued small debris.
Roscosmos noted that the launch vehicle fragmented in a region of Earth’s orbit that’s over the Indian Ocean.
Rami Ibrahim talks about the various initiatives undertaken globally to deal with space debris.