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Before we launch a gazillion more satellites, let’s consider the legal rights of near-space

I doubt that Canso spaceport will ever launch satellites, and even if it does, it will be at best a very minor player in the satellite industry. Still, should we be unreflectively jumping on board this colonization of space, with no thought given to what harms our actions may cause for future generations and for the near-space environment itself?