OneWeb, SpaceX worked well together to avoid an unlikely collision. The problem is what’s coming in low Earth orbit

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — The April 1 alert by the U.S. Space Force that OneWeb and SpaceX Starlink satellites might be on a collision course showed two major operators working together, not for the first time, to mutual benefit.

But it also highlighted how insufficient current industry practices and government regulations are on the eve of a massive increase in the number of satellites flying in a fairly limited space in low Earth orbit.

SpaceX and OneWeb agreed that they successfully worked together over a . . .

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