About 7,000 satellites have been launched since the dawn of the space age. If a couple of the mega-constellations now in development are actually built, they will equal that figure in just a few years. Boeing has since lowered the orbit of its proposed constellation to between 970 and 1,082 kilometers after an agreement with
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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