SpaceX's Starlink satellites are interfering with ground-based astronomy

captaincranky

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Imagine if all your wonderful fibre internet cabling was up on poles. Pretty soon people wouldn't be able to see anything above 30 feet or so.
And I'm sure if you were buying into a new development still under development the fiber would be buried.

But there are such things as practicality and zoning laws which prevent ti
 

Danny101

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Never asked for Starlink. Shut it down for all I care. He could have better spent the money cabling rural areas and starting that service.
 

captaincranky

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Never asked for Starlink. Shut it down for all I care. He could have better spent the money cabling rural areas and starting that service.
That's probably at least part of why our CO2 levels are up this year. Between Musk's hot air, and burning RP-1, that's a lot for the atmosphere to deal with.
 
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