Bankrupt OneWeb seeks license for 48,000 satellites, even more than SpaceX

Found on Ars Technica on Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Browse Astronomy

SpaceX's application to launch 30,000 satellites—in addition to the nearly 12,000 it already has permission for—is consistent with SpaceX's previously announced plans for Starlink.

OneWeb's application to launch nearly 48,000 satellites is surprising because the satellite-broadband company filed for bankruptcy in March.

As if there is not enough junk in space already.