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Shipment of Starlink satellite-internet dishes arrives in Ukraine

A shipment of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite-internet dishes arrived in Ukraine on Monday, less than 48 hours after CEO Elon Musk announced the company would send support, according to a top official in the nation’s government. Ukraine digital minister Mykhailo Fedorov, who tagged Musk in a request on Twitter on Saturday, posted that Starlink was “here” […]

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Starlink satellite broadband services ‘activate’ in Ukraine, Elon Musk confirms after internet disruption amid Russian invasion

SpaceX billionaire Elon Musk says the company’s Starlink satellite broadband service is available in Ukraine and SpaceX is sending more terminals to the country, whose internet has been disrupted due to the Russian invasion. “Starlink service is now active in Ukraine. More terminals en route,” Musk wrote on Twitter on Saturday. He was responding to […]

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At least 40 SpaceX satellites fall from orbit and burn up after being hit by geomagnetic storm

SpaceX has lost dozens of satellites after they were hit by a geomagnetic storm a day after launch, causing them to fall from orbit and burn up. Such solar “storms” are caused by powerful explosions on the sun’s surface, which spit out plasma and magnetic fields that can hit the Earth. The company, owned by […]

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Elon Musk rejects claims that his Starlink satellites are taking too much space

Elon Musk has rejected claims that his Starlink satellite internet project is taking up too much room in space. “Tens of billions” of satellites can be accommodated in orbits close to Earth, he told the Financial Times. His comments come after a claim by the head of the European Space Agency (ESA) that Mr Musk […]

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Elon Musk faces criticism after Starlink satellite nearly misses China’s space station

Chinese citizens lashed out online against billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk’s space ambitions on Monday after China complained that its space station was forced to take evasive action to avoid collision with satellites launched by Musk’s Starlink programme. The satellites from Starlink Internet Services, a division of Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company, had two “close encounters” […]

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Indian government asks citizens to shun Elon Musk’s Starlink internet services until it gets license

The Indian government advised people against subscribing to Starlink Internet Services, a division of billionaire Elon Musk’s SpaceX aerospace company, as it does not have a license to operate in the country. A government statement issued late on Friday said Starlink had been told to comply with regulations and refrain from “booking/rendering the satellite internet […]

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Starlink: Elon Musk’s ambitious $10 billion internet satellite project

Elon Musk announced the Starlink satellite internet project in 2015. Through this project Musk hopes to launch a fleet of low orbiting satellites around Earth that would provide internet connectivity to any place on earth. “Starlink is ideally suited for areas of the globe where connectivity has typically been a challenge,” Starlink’s website says. The […]

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Elon Musk’s Starlink link threatens subscribers from downloading movies illegally over the internet

When you brazenly attempt to download pirated movies off the internet using Elon Musk’s Starlink services you’ll receive warnings. A reddit user put up a piracy alert warning he got from SpaceX this weekend. The warning message read that the company insist its subscribers refrain from downloading illegal or copyrighted content utilizing the Starlink service. […]

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UFO or Starlink?: Strange lights brighten the sky in Seattle

Strange lights seen over the skies of Seattle Tuesday night have left some residents wondering whether they have seen a UFO. Dozens of people took to Twitter to share footage of the unexplained lights, with many claiming it was evidence of extraterrestrial activity. Several videos show the long thin line of lights moving quickly across […]