According to foreign media reports,At about 9 p.m. local time on Tuesday, netizens from several cities in Washington state shared the UFO in the air on social media. In this regard, some experts said that these may be Starlink satellites of SpaceX.
From the video shared by netizens, we can see that there is a bright light in the air, and it is flying at a constant speed, and this string of bright light seems to be composed of multiple objects, arranged very neatly.
These flying objects may be SpaceX's satellite chain, because the company has just launched 60 satellites. This is because these satellites are still in earth orbit, and the bright light is reflected sunlight.
according toPreviously reportedAt 3:1 a.m. on May 5, Beijing time, SpaceX launched a nine handed Falcon 9 rocket at the Kennedy Space Center of the United States, sending the 26th batch of 60 satellite chains into space, with a total of 1565 satellites and more than 1400 active satellites in orbit.
And it's worth mentioning,The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved SpaceX's request to change the orbit configuration of the satellite chain.
After the update, there will be 1584 satellites with an altitude of 550 km and an inclination of 53 degrees, 1584 satellites with an altitude of 540 km and an inclination of 53.2 degrees, 720 satellites with an altitude of 570 km and an inclination of 70 degrees, 520 satellites with an altitude of 560 km and an inclination of 97.6 degrees, totaling 4408 satellites.
It also means that this kind of scene will become more and more common in the future.
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