The Trail of Starlink Satellites was Captured by the ISS. How Can We Watch These Satellites?

The Trail of Starlink Satellites was Captured by the ISS. How Can We Watch These Satellites?

These days, in the evenings with clear sky, many people had the opportunity to see the “caravans” of Starlink satellites. Elon Musk’s “Starlink” project for a Broadband Internet sent 60 new low-orbit satellites without a problem on Wednesday last week, bringing the total constellation to 420. The advent of SpaceX’s Starlink satellite network, which will consist of many thousands of satellites, can seriously hinder astronomical observations. How can Starlink satellites be found in the sky? When the weather is cloudless, you can watch satellite in the night sky. Satellites are often visible as a bright point of light moving in...
Where Is Elon Musk’s $100K Roadster He Sent To Space A Year Ago?

Where Is Elon Musk’s $100K Roadster He Sent To Space A Year Ago?

SpaceX made history last February when it flew an electric Tesla Roadster supercar into outer space with the help of its Falcon Heavy rocket, which just so happens to be the most powerful production rocket ever built by a commercial space company. But have you ever wondered where that car is and how it’s doing in space? Fun fact: the Tesla Roadster that SpaceX put in outer space is orbiting the Sun as you read this, and more importantly, it has traveled much farther than any other car ever made. In fact, experts estimate that it has traveled a distance equivalent to...