SpaceX to Launch Starship for First Time in 2022; Increase in Space Tourism Expected Written 11 January 2022


Starship SN9 on the launch pad. | Credit: Jared Krahn; Wikimedia Commons; CC BY-SA 4.0

CNN reports 2022 “promises to be yet another year solidifying the private sector’s grip on modern space travel.” SpaceX is planning “to put its colossal 400-foot-tall Starship rocket – intended to eventually reach Mars – into Earth’s orbit for the first time.” The article also mentions concerns over the overcrowding of space with debris and satellites.
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