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The Space Industry is starting a Green revolution

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The Silicon Review
14 August, 2023

One of the biggest contributors to space pollution has been rocket launches.

The space industry has long been associated with pollution and harmful emissions, but that is beginning to change. With a renewed focus on sustainability and environmental stewardship, the industry is starting a green revolution. One of the biggest contributors to space pollution has been rocket launches. The high altitude at which rockets operate means that the emissions they produce have a greater impact on the environment than those produced by other forms of transportation. To combat this, space companies are developing greener rocket fuels and propulsion systems that emit fewer harmful pollutants.

Satellites and other space debris have been a growing problem in recent years, and companies are now developing technologies to capture and dispose of this waste in a sustainable manner. Some companies are even exploring the use of 3D printing to create new objects from recycled space debris. The industry is also exploring the use of renewable energy sources like solar and wind power to power space missions. This not only reduces emissions but also makes space travel more sustainable and cost-effective in the long run. The space industry still has a long way to go, but the efforts being made to promote sustainability and reduce waste are a step in the right direction. As technology continues to advance, it is likely that we will see even more innovative and sustainable solutions emerge in the years to come.