China is furious: Musk satellites almost crashed into a space station

China is furious: Musk satellites almost crashed into the space station

Elon Musk's SpaceX Starlink satellites nearly crashed into the Tiangong space station.

According to The Guardian, China is furious over incident, because it was necessary to take emergency measures to avoid a collision.

In particular, Beijing appealed to the UN with complaints about the “ non-compliance by the United States with the treaty '' governing the use of outer space. It is clarified that the collision almost happened twice in 2021 & ndash; in July and October.

“Collisions in space are quite common. But in recent years, their number has increased due to the large number of satellites that are being launched into space. Most of these satellites & ndash; Starlink & quot ;, & mdash; noted by Jonathan McDowell of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.

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