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Geomagnetic Storm Leads to Loss of up to 40 Starlink Satellites

Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2022 3:53 pm
by IB4TL
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...

Source: http://www.arrl.org/news/view/geomagnet ... satellites