BEST ADVICE SHOW
This past year or so has been awful for a lot of reasons: a global pandemic, racial injustice, wildfires, a crazy active hurricane season and the list goes on -- but an asteroid crashing into Earth will not be the cherry on top of humanity’s punishment.
A recent guest on “The Best Advice Show” has a brother who’s in high school who has been bumping heads a lot with his mom. But “in this moment, ‘Steven Universe’ is something that’s bringing them together,” he said.
Have you ever watched a rocket launch? Some of us are in a position to do something like that fairly easily, based on where we live. For other people, it might be something we do on TV or online. Either way, it’s pretty incredible, space reporter Emilee Speck said.
By the end of last summer, SpaceX had successfully launched nearly 700 satellites, known as the Starlink constellation, as part of CEO Elon Musk’s plan to create a space-based internet using a network of, eventually, up to 42,000 satellites.
Astronomers are working to make sure large satellite constellations don’t forever change the night sky
For more than six decades, humans have been launching spacecraft into low-Earth orbit and out into the universe, including satellites that provide GPS and weather forecasting down on Earth, but they have limited lifespans.
Just last year, for the first time in nine years, American astronauts launched from Florida’s Space Coast. In the years since the space shuttle program ended in 2011, forever reshaping the U.S. space industry, private companies have stepped in to fill the gap in human spaceflight from U.S. soil.