Satellite to Launch Fake Shooting Stars

A Japanese satellite is ready to launch fake shooting stars to illuminate the night sky.

Astro Live Experiences is ready to send ‘Shooting-Star’ satellite, to create an artificial meteor shower.



According to Japanese company ALE (Astro Live Experiences) Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket will launch the satellite on Nov. 25.

Satellite to Launch Fake Shooting Stars

ALE CEO Lena Okajima said:

“With this launch, we are a step closer to realiz[ing] the man-made shooting star. Please look forward to the world’s first demonstration we are aiming [for] in 2020, which will be a major milestone for ALE.”

Satellite to Launch Fake Shooting Stars



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