Steve Jurcyzk Announces Space X & NASA Safety Agreement

Conjunction Avoidance & Launch Collision Avoidance

Space X and NASA have come to an agreement that will avoid possible collisions with each other.

The agreement “conjunction avoidance and launch collision avoidance… as well as related rideshare missions,” according to a the latest NASA press release, the main reason is due to the massive number of SpaceX’ Starlink Satellites that are now in orbit.

“Society depends on space-based capabilities for global communications, navigation, weather forecasting, and much more,” said acting Nasa Administrator Steve Jurczyk.

“With commercial companies launching more and more satellites, it’s critical we increase communications, exchange data, and establish best practices to ensure we all maintain a safe space environment.”

SpaceX is expected to continue to launch satellites in hope that it forms a constellation of up to 40,000, competitors and astrologers have security and scientific concerns.

There are currently over 1000 starlink satellites in the sky this represents more than 25% of the satellites orbiting the planet after more than a dozen missions over the last two years.

NASA and Space X have come to an agreement stating that they will avoid collisions with each other.

“Society depends on space-based capabilities for global communications, navigation, weather forecasting, and much more,” said acting Nasa Administrator Steve Jurczyk.

“With commercial companies launching more and more satellites, it’s critical we increase communications, exchange data, and establish best practices to ensure we all maintain a safe space environment.”

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