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A destructive solar storm knocked out 38 Starlink satellites, costing Elon Musk’s SpaceX tens of millions

A destructive solar event destroyed 38 SpaceX Starlink satellites, costing Elon Musk’s company tens of millions in losses A massive solar event destroyed 38 Starlink satellites earlier this year The surge of solar particles and radiation caused our atmosphere to warm and increase its density, which prevented satellites from reaching higher altitudes. Thirty-eight Starlink satellites

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Space debris: how to solve the problem of dead satellites?

With an increasing number of governments and private companies capable of launching satellites, the space around the planet is starting to get congested. According to some estimates, less than half of the satellites currently in orbit are functioning. So what can be done to prevent these broken machines from becoming a threat to the ones

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Satellites mounted in the sky – POLITICO

By MARK SCOTT 06/09/2022 4:00 PM EDT Updated 06/10/2022 12:33 PM EDT 2022-06-10T12: 33-0400 With help from Derek Robertson and Eric Geller A Starlink antenna casts a shadow over Ukrainian frontline positions near the town of Izyum in Ukraine’s southern Kharkiv region in May. | Anatolii Stepanov for POLITICO Elon Musk is not known for

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How many satellites are too many? – POLITICS

With help from Derek Robertson A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from a launch complex May 6 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. The rocket was carrying another batch of Starlink internet satellites to be deployed in a growing constellation in low orbit providing internet access coverage to 32 countries. | Red Huber/Getty Images High-speed internet

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