SpaceX found a way to make Starlink satellites less annoying

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  • SpaceX has a new plan for minimizing the visibility of its Starlink satellites from Earth.
  • The company will use shaded “visors” to mitigate the reflection of sunlight off the satellites.
  • Astronomers have voiced their concerns over the Starlink program, stating that the satellites interfere with their observations of space.
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It’s no secret that SpaceX is going to have to send a whole bunch of its Starlink satellites into space if it wants to develop the futuristic worldwide high-speed data network it has in mind. Unfortunately, astronomers have been rather outspoken regarding how easily visible the tiny satellites are, and how they can potentially interfere with observations of space from the ground.

SpaceX has been receptive of these criticisms to a certain degree, with head man Elon Musk stating that it might be possible to paint the satellites in a shade of flat black to make them less visible when gazing skyward. However, the company appears to have come up with an entirely new solution in the form of “shades” that will ideally prevent the satellites from reflecting sunlight.

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