The Potential for Larger—and Brighter—Starlink Satellites Has Astronomers Worried

By Passant Rabie, Published by Gizmodo, 17 June 2022 SpaceX's next generation of Starlink satellites could pose an even greater threat to astronomical observations. Unobstructed views of space are increasingly at risk as SpaceX builds out its Starlink megaconstellation in low Earth orbit. And with the company’s plans to deploy

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SpaceX to Turn on Laser Communications for Starlink Satellites, Reducing Internet Latency

By Cristian Agatie, Published by autorevolution, 14 June 2022 SpaceX has already launched around 2,000 satellites for its Starlink internet service and is now prepared to take it to the next level. Elon Musk has announced that the company will turn on laser inter-communication between satellites to dramatically reduce latency.

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Starlink’s success in Ukraine amplifies interest in anti-satellite weapons

By Thomas Claburn, Published by The Register, 2 June 2022 US think tank sees growing interest in counterspace capabilities In a report published earlier this week, the Secure World Foundation, a space-oriented NGO, warned that in the past few years there's been a surge of interest in offensive counterspace weapons

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Elon Musk is Not a Renegade Outsider – He’s a Massive Pentagon Contractor

By Alan Macleod, Published by MintpressNews, 31 May 2022 AUSTIN, TEXAS – Elon Musk’s proposed takeover of Twitter has ruffled many feathers among professional commentators. “Musk is the wrong leader for Twitter’s vital mission,” read one Bloomberg headline. The network also insisted, “Nothing in the Tesla CEO’s track record suggests

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Tracking China’s Hypersonic Missiles – After Moscow, Beijing Threatens To Neutralize America’s ‘Greatest Wartime Asset’

By Ashish Dangwal, Published by The EurAsian Times, 25 May 2022 Chinese military researchers are reportedly working on methods to disrupt or eliminate SpaceX’s Starlink satellites if they threaten national security. China must acquire the capability to track, monitor, and, if required, kill all Starlink satellites in orbit around the

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China must destroy Elon Musk’s satellites with ‘hard kill’ weapon, say academics

By Gareth Corfield, Published by the Daily Telegraph, 25 May 2022 Researchers from Beijing call Starlink a threat to China's national security China needs a “hard kill” weapon to destroy Elon Musk’s Starlink satellites, a state university with close links to the country’s communist regime has said.  Researchers from the

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