COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) – Telephone calls and emails from involved residents round Colorado Springs poured in tonight. Callers reported a dozens of lights shifting via the sky, in a straight line formation.
We’re not beneath dealing with an alien-invasion although. They’re really a gaggle of satellites launched into low earth orbit by SpaceX. It’s a part of the Starlink Web Satellite tv for pc Constellation System.
Beginning in Could 2019, SpaceX has launched batches of as much as 60 satellites at a time with a purpose of 1,440 satellites by late April of subsequent 12 months. These satellites will convey broadband web entry to your entire globe, even in distant areas.
The final launch on SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket was November twenty fifth, however that doesn’t imply these are those Coloradans noticed tonight. There are already almost 1,000 in orbit to-date. The subsequent launch is scheduled for someday this month.
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