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Starlink is crucial to Ukrainian defense — here’s how it works

Fast internet in underserved regions sounds promising. But how does Starlink work? And why is Elon Musk's SpaceX satellite internet so controversial?

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18 Oct 2020
Elon Musk's SpaceX launches a Falcon 9 rocket transporting 60 Starlink internet satellites from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Starlink, which is part of SpaceX, aims to build a high-speed global internet network.
10 Apr 2021
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a new batch of 60 Starlink internet satellites into orbit, pushing the total launched to date to 1,445. Thousands more are planned as the company continues building out its fleet of broadband relay stations.