The impetus behind satellite mega-constellations is the goal to provide every corner of the planet with high-speed internet. Satellite mega-constellations are the solution to banish spotty Wi-Fi signals and cellular connections. While enabling global connectivity for nearly anyone on the planet, these satellite mega-constellations will also litter space and dramatically increase the number of satellites in orbit very quickly. Without a set of international rules and regulations governing how industry leaders such as SpaceX, OneWeb, Amazon, and Telesat operate, this technological breakthrough could result in chaos.

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