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Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites are leaving tracks that affect twilight observations

The ZTF’s camera has a large 47 square degree field of view which often results in having a …

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Elon Musk's Starlink satellites are ruining images from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope, threatening future science

Hubble has sunk to an orbit among the satellites, including SpaceX's growing Starlink constellation…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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A dead Russian spacecraft almost collided with a NASA satellite. The crash could have sent 7,500 bits of debris rocketing around Earth.

A dead Russian spacecraft almost crashed into a NASA satellite. The collision would have sent debr…

Morgan McFall-Johnsen,Ellyn Lapointe   


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The White House says it's tracking a new Russian space weapon that violates a nuclear arms treaty

The weapon, believed to be designed to target satellites instead of humans on Earth, is not an "act…

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A satellite-internet company snubbed Russia in favor of Elon Musk's SpaceX

OneWeb is a direct competitor with SpaceX's Starlink service as both companies are working to provi…

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SpaceX responds to NASA's concerns over Starlink collisions in outer space: 'The reliability of the satellite network is currently higher than 99%'

SpaceX plans to create a megaconstellation of over 42,000 Starlink satellites and released 46 more …

Grace Kay   


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Elon Musk says Starlink satellites have had to dodge debris from Russia's anti-satellite missile test

Russia blasted one of its satellites with a missile on November 15, creating new debris in orbit an…

Jake Epstein,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Scientists are piggybacking on internet satellites to break free from GPS dependence

GPS has become one of the core features of modern communication devices, be it smartphones or dedic…

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Space debris from a Russian missile test could disrupt Elon Musk's Starlink project to beam the internet from orbit

As the debris from the anti-satellite test spreads around the world, it could knock some of the sat…

Marianne Guenot   


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Starlink's 'megaconstellation' of 12,000 satellites could account for 90% of near misses in orbit, scientist predicts

Once the megaconstellation reaches its intended size, it will account for nearly all close encounte…

Kumutha Ramanathan   


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Elon Musk met with Brazilian minister to discuss bringing SpaceX's Starlink internet to the Amazon rainforest

The government said SpaceX's Starlink internet could help monitor illegal deforestation in the Amaz…

Kate Duffy   


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Elon Musk's Starlink can't be used to communicate with the Titanic sub underwater, and it's almost definitely not the reason why it went missing

While OceanGate said it was using Starlink, satellite signals can't penetrate seawater effectively,…

Matthew Loh   


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Elon Musk's Starlink satellite internet service has a new ground station on a tiny island in the Irish sea, and it seems to be operational

SpaceX's third ground station in the UK appears to be up and running, according to the Starlink.sx …

Kate Duffy   


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About 1 in 40 of SpaceX's Starlink satellites may have failed. That's not too bad, but across a 42,000-spacecraft constellation it could spark a crisis.

At this rate, SpaceX may leave more than 1,000 dead satellites in orbit, where they can crash into …

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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SpaceX has darkened its Starlink internet satellites with visors to avoid disrupting the night sky - but they can still ruin astronomers' data

There was a chance the Starlink satellite fleet would litter the night sky with hundreds of moving …

Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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Starlink app adds a 3D sky scanner so users can better check for obstructions between their dish and SpaceX's internet satellites - take a look

The Starlink app's scanner generates a dome through yourphone's camera, warning of obstructions tha…

Kate Duffy   


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Elon Musk's SpaceX teases next-gen satellites, reveals company on track meet goal of 52-60 launches this year

According to Musk's slide deck, SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet constellation has secured c…

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The sun's activity could peak 2 years early, frying satellites and causing radio blackouts by the end of this year, experts say

The sun has had an unusually large number of sunspots this year forcing scientists to revisit their…

Jessica Orwig,Morgan McFall-Johnsen   


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What Elon Musk's 42,000 Starlink satellites could do for — and to — earth

Elon Musk is hoping to send 42,000 satellites to space to bring high-speed internet to every part o…

Michelle Yan,Bob Hunt,Dave Mosher