PARIS — Thirteen government space agencies including all the major space powers are asking owners of future broadband satellite constellations to test their satellites at very low orbit first, the better to assure that natural forces bring them out of orbit quickly in the event of failure. The governments, as part of the Inter-Agency Debris
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Peter de Selding is a Co-Founder and editor for SpaceIntelReport.com. He started SpaceIntelReport in 2017 after 26 years as the Paris Bureau Chief for SpaceNews where he covered the commercial satellite, launch and the international space businesses. He is widely considered the preeminent reporter in the space industry and is a must read for space executives. Follow Peter @pbdes