Really well-written article from SpaceX which may explain at least some of the "fleet of UFOs" sightings we've had across Central PA over the past 2-3 months!
I was initially skeptical that these small cube satellites were naked eye visible, but according to SpaceX, sunlight especially reflects off of their surfaces- and the larger solar panels powering them- while they are ascending to their "parking orbit" above the Earth.
Once the satellites designed to provide worldwide internet actually reach their final height, they are likely no longer naked eye visible.
SpaceX is launching Starlink to provide high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity across the globe, including to locations where internet has traditionally been too expensive, unreliable, or entirely unavailable. We also firmly believe in the importance of a natural night sky for all of us to e...