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Podcast: Bezos takes NASA to court and debris strikes again

Robyn Tongol

This week, an American astrophysicist has pointed the finger at a 1996 Russian rocket as the cause of the Chinese Yunhai 1-02 satellite breakdown, after its debris collided with the satellite in March.

Podcast: Bezos takes NASA to court and debris strikes again
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In this episode of the Space Connect Podcast, co-hosts Adam Thorn, Liam Garman and Hannah Dowling discuss the incident, and the ever-growing concern of space debris wreaking havoc, as well as possible future solutions.

Plus, the team discusses the latest update in Jeff Bezos’ unrelenting attempt to secure NASA’s moon lander contract under the Artemis Program, months after the $2.9 billion contract was awarded to rival SpaceX.

Finally, the crew talks about Boeing’s Starliner mission being delayed into 2022 and possibly beyond, due to faults found in the rocket’s thrusters.

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