August 11, 2022

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Via the ARRL: Geomagnetic Storm Leads to Loss of up to 40 Starlink Satellites

A geomagnetic storm on February 4 “significantly impacted” the launch of some 49 Starlink satellites. The company said the satellites were intended to achieve low-Earth orbits after being sent aloft on a Falcon 9 launcher. Starlink is a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX to provide satellite internet access. SpaceX said it initially deploys its satellites into low-Earth orbit s…

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/geomagnetic-storm-leads-to-loss-of-up-to-40-starlink-satellites

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