Major Solar Storm Disrupts Musk’s Starlink Satellites

Major Solar Storm Disrupts Musk’s Starlink Satellites

The spaceX satellite division, Starlink, issued a “degraded service” warning on Saturday in the midst of the largest solar-induced geomagnetic storm to hit Earth in 20 years.

As the leading player in satellite internet, Starlink possesses about 60% of the approximately 7,500 satellites in orbit around the Earth. Musk stated in an earlier X post that although the Starlink satellites were under a lot of strain from the geomagnetic storm, they were holding up for the time being. Follow the most recent developments. Get KT’s channel on WhatsApp.

According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this storm is the strongest since October 2003 and is expected to linger through the weekend, causing dangers to satellites, power grids, and navigation systems.

The storm, which is expected to last through the weekend and pose a risk to power grids, satellite navigation, navigation systems, and other services, is the largest since October 2003, according to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Internet access is available worldwide thanks to the thousands of Starlink satellites in low-Earth orbit that communicate with one another in space at the speed of light via inter satellite laser links.

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