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Elon Musk to blame for lit up night sky triggering calls to police

National News // April 24, 2020

The night sky over Switzerland was lit up yesterday, triggering calls to the police and media. 

 

Photo by Chan Hoi on Unsplash Elon Musk to blame for lit up night sky triggering calls to police
 
Its not the first time – but Elon Musk is to blame. 
 
The US entrepreneur has launched another series of small satellites to form part of his ‘Starlink’ network - which aims to provide internet access to everyone around the world.
 
The project is being criticised by astronomers, as they fear it will spoil the view of the night sky. 
 
*The last constellation launch was back in January – which also caused concern as people thought it may have been a spacecraft crashing.

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