Satellites OneWeb and SpaceX issued a red signal of a possible collision

The satellites of the two broadband wireless internet companies escaped collision with each other.

friend this Friday. The US space forces and OneWeb said this is the first such case: prior to this, there were no threats of collision of satellites of two competing companies.


On March 30th, OneWeb launched 36 satellites fromcosmodrome in Russia. A few days later, the US military reported that at an altitude of 550 kilometers from the ground, there was a high risk of colliding with several SpaceX satellites. The fact is that OneWeb vehicles occupy an orbit higher than SpaceX vehicles. Therefore, Elon Musk's competitors must pass through the "cloud" of his satellites in order to enter the regular orbit.