The megaconstellation Musk is launching to connect the world to broadband-speed internet—Starlink—requires thousands of more satellites. OneWeb is similarly trying to provide global connectivity with its constellation. Even if the plan could give everyone access⁠—and create a more interconnected world—it also raises questions about whether one company should have so much power, and what kinds of international regulations are necessary to keep space itself accessible to everyone who studies and works in it. Projects like Starlink set a precedent for more megaconstellations to be developed that could continue to fill the sky without limit.

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