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China berates US after ‘close encounters’ with Elon Musk satellites

Beijing urges US to act responsibly after two near misses that it says posed serious threat to astronauts’ lives China has accused the US of ignoring international treaty obligations and engaging in irresponsible and unsafe conduct in outer space after two near misses between the Chinese space station and satellites operated by Elon Musk’s SpaceXContinue reading “China berates US after ‘close encounters’ with Elon Musk satellites”

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Russia blows up a satellite, creating a dangerous debris cloud in space

The field of debris may be passing by the International Space Station This morning, Russia destroyed one of its own satellites with a ground-based missile, creating thousands of pieces of debris that have spread out into Earth orbit, according to the US State Department. The US has identified more than 1,500 trackable pieces of debrisContinue reading “Russia blows up a satellite, creating a dangerous debris cloud in space”

White House pushed Trump’s attorney general to investigate whether Italian satellites caused voter fraud

A recently released trove of emails show that the Trump administration tried to rope then-Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen into the former president’s scheme to fraudulently overturn the results of the 2020 election. That scheme ultimately failed, with Mr Rosen strongly stating his unwillingness to involve himself with Donald Trump‘s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani or any of his witnesses. Emails trying to recruit Mr RosenContinue reading “White House pushed Trump’s attorney general to investigate whether Italian satellites caused voter fraud”