BLUF

Space weather can result in visually stunning northern and southern lights but can also cause destructive solar storms that may harm satellites.

Summary

This article by Carolyn Collins Petersen, writing for Inverse, makes the following points:
  • Starlink found out about space weather the hard way when in 2022, it launched a group of 49 satellites.
  • The company appears to have ignored warnings of stormy space weather brewing.
  • The loss of the 49 Starlink satellites cost the company millions of dollars.

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