China’s Tiangong Space Station had two near misses. Photo: Handout
China’s Tiangong Space Station had two near misses. Photo: Handout

China’s complaints over Elon Musk’s satellites ‘highlight need for better communications to prevent accidents in space’

  • Beijing’s protest to the UN about two near-misses have focused attention to growing concerns about overcrowding in low earth orbit
  • SpaceX and other private firms plan vast constellations in orbit and experts say governments need to establish better channels to discuss potential risks

Topic |   China's space programme
China’s Tiangong Space Station had two near misses. Photo: Handout
China’s Tiangong Space Station had two near misses. Photo: Handout
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