Tagged: Satellite chains

New launch of 60 SpaceX satellites crossing NZ - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Feb 22, 2020

[avatar user=”duncansteel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] Last Monday SpaceX launched another clutch of Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit, bringing up to 300 the number of these units intended to bring 5G internet to the whole globe. In this post I present a movie showing how all 300 such satellites will be zipping around our planet over the next eight days (until … Read More

Update on how to see the Space-X satellite chains from NZ - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Feb 08, 2020

[avatar user=”duncansteel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] In a previous post I described briefly when and how the Starlink satellite chains – recent launches by Space-X in a scheme to bring 5G internet connectivity to the whole globe – could be seen from New Zealand with the naked eye. Here I provide an update and predictions for the next several days.  … Read More

Seeing the Space-X satellite chains from NZ - Out of Space

Duncan Steel Feb 04, 2020

[avatar user=”duncansteel” size=”thumbnail” align=”right” /] Space-X has started launching its Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit with a plan to use some tens of thousands of these to deliver 5G wifi to the whole globe. Chains of these satellites can be seen in the evening or before-dawn skies, through the sunlight they scatter. Here I provide a movie showing opportunities for … Read More