According to Hugh Lewis, head of the Astronautics Research Group at the University of Southampton,
Lewis stated that in the future, Starlink satelliteswill be involved in 90% of all dangerous encounters in near-earth orbit. To date, Starlink satellites are responsible for 50% of incidents or 1,600 encounters each week.
Moreover, in 500 cases out of 1600 they fly at a distance of a kilometer or less from the devices of other operators. The rest is the convergence of two Starlink satellites with each other.
To date, Starlink has launched more than 1,650 vehicles, by the time the full constellation is deployed, there will be 12,000.
Also, the group of Internet satellites is launching OneWeb - the company has so far brought out only 250 devices. They make 80 dangerous encounters each week.
However, it is worth noting that SpaceX has not had a single truly serious incident in the two years of Starlink satellite launches.
Giant iceberg A74 collides with the coast of Antarctica
Two new dinosaur species discovered in China
What is the Kessler effect, and also when and what will the collision of satellites in orbit lead to?