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SpaceX wants to fly some internet satellites closer to Earth to cut down on space trash
SpaceX is revising its satellite internet initiative, Starlink, and it now hopes to operate some of its spacecraft at a lower altitude than originally planned. In a new filing to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), SpaceX is asking the agency to modify its license so that more than 1,500 Starlink satellites can operate at an altitude 600 kilometers lower than the company originally requested.
SpaceX argues that this change will make the space environment safer, as it will be easier to ...

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