Starlink is a mega constellation of Elon Musk's satellites, with the aim of bringing high-speed internet to anywhere in the world. To date, more than 4,800 satellites of this constellation have been launched, with at least a total of 12,000 satellites planned, with the possibility of later expanding to a total of 42,000 satellites
- As of 2023-Jul-24, there are a total of 4,859 Starlink satellites launched in 94 flights since 2019, with 3,389 satellites in active service and 372 satellites decommissioned
- To see the Starlink shell from afar, first open `Settings`, then disable `Objects->Stars`, set `Star Style` to `Scaled Discs`, and on `Render Parameters`, set the `Faintest Stars` bar to 12.00
Shortly after launch, moments before the Starlink satellites are released into Earth orbit
Timelapse of all Starlink satellites orbiting as of 2023-Jun-12
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