The Hidden Problems of Rocket Launch Sites (VIDEO)

From Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in SpaceJune 19, 2022 New Global Network video looking at the many impacts from the explosion of rocket launch facilities worldwide Our latest video explores the various dangers that come from the growing numbers of rocket launch sites around the world.Tens of thousands of launches are havingContinue reading “The Hidden Problems of Rocket Launch Sites (VIDEO)”

American Bird Conservancy: Comment to FAA on SpaceX (and aerospace) harm to birds and wildlife

The aerospace industry’s damage to the environment and harm to birds, other wildlife, and humans is deplorable. A full-scale, indepth analysis of all aerospace programs and plans is long overdue and urgently needed. Despite the area’s ecological importance, SpaceX has conducted and expanded operations with little oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and withoutContinue reading “American Bird Conservancy: Comment to FAA on SpaceX (and aerospace) harm to birds and wildlife”

“Multiple tragedies of the commons” — satellite mega-constellations and the limits of Earth’s atmosphere

…there is little recognition that Earth’s orbit is a finite resource, the space and Earth environments are connected, and the actions of one actor can affect everyone. Until that changes, we risk multiple tragedies of the commons in space. From Scientific ReportsPublished 20 May 2021 Boley, A.C., Byers, M. Satellite mega-constellations create risks in LowContinue reading ““Multiple tragedies of the commons” — satellite mega-constellations and the limits of Earth’s atmosphere”