Elon Musk’s fleet of low-orbiting Starlink satellites dot space, leave astronomers upset

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Elon Musk’s fleet of low-orbiting Starlink satellites dot space, leave astronomers upset

Two days after Elon Musk’s SpaceX launched 60 satellites in May as part of a mission to bring quick internet service to people worldwide, astronomers noticed something different.As some of the satellites zipped past the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, telescopes trained on the night sky captured streaks of reflected sunlight that marred their view of a far-off star system.Astronomers now worry that the vast number of communications spacecraft planned, including nearly 12,000 of Musk’s…

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By | 2019-07-08T13:54:06+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Technology|Comments Off on Elon Musk’s fleet of low-orbiting Starlink satellites dot space, leave astronomers upset