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The madness of putting 53,000 5G satellites in space

5G – health and environment. 6 challenging lectures, Norway at Litteraturhuset, 26 Oct. 2019 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Cp8E… Claire Edwards speaking at a seminar in Oslo, Norway, on Saturday 26 October 2019. Elon Musk has now applied to the Federal Communications Commission for permission to launch a further 30,000 satellites into Earth orbit, bringing the current total to 53,000 (October 2019). With the issues of space debris and weaponization being the two major issues of concern at the UN year after year, this is a mad enterprise, especially when NATO intends to declare space a domain of warfare in December 2019. We stand at the brink of extinction if we do not stop the madness.
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NZ’s Mahia Rocket Lab to launch US military antenna

Space technology company Rocket Lab has confirmed its next launch will carry United States military technology.

Rocket Lab, founded by Kiwi Peter Beck, will launch an experimental antenna for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the US Department of Defense’s experimental technology division.

Beck said the launch would carry an RF Risk Reduction Deployment Demonstration (R3D2) spacecraft in a test that had been approved at the ministerial level in New Zealand.

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