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Space junk is a problem. Economists say we can fix it with a $235,000 tax on each satellite

28 May 2020

Money solves everything, even in the cosmos.

Throwing money at problems works in space, too! A paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences says that the space debris problem can be fixed once and for all, not by the engineers and scientists who consider space their domain, but with cold, hard cash: about $235,000 per satellite. Such a plan would create financial barriers for smaller organizations.


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