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What’s New: Commercial entity building satellites for remote proximity operations (RPO).

Why it’s Important:

  • Until now, only militaries could do.
  • RPO can inspect, disable, or destroy other satellites without creating hazardous debris.
  • There are more commercial satellites in space than military.
  • Commercial capabilities could serve military or other interests.
  • This development will likely be a destabilizing influence in space which has too few norms and too little stability.

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