Tesla CEO Elon Musk abruptly revealed that he is closing the popular Twitter account that has repeatedly landed him in legal trouble but then proceeded to keep it open long after announcing he had deleted it.
If nearly 12,000 of these satellites orbit, they could soon outnumber all the stars visible to the naked eye. And even if just 500 are observable at any given time, it will be difficult to pick out constellations among those moving lights.
SpaceX launched Falcon 9 reusable rocket loaded with 60 satellites each weighing 227 kg on May 23 at 10:30pm EDT (May 24 at 8:00 am IST) as part of its Starlink constellation to provide internet globally.
"That is why, going forward, all expenses of any kind anywhere in the word, including parts, salary, travel expenses, rent, literally every payment that leaves our bank account must (be) reviewed," Musk said.
The video quickly went viral on Reddit and Instagram and people had mixed reactions to it. While most complained about how scary it looks, others thought it was hilarious and tagged Musk for his response.
The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA nearly 50 years ago to send men to the moon. With liftoff, the Heavy became the most powerful rocket in use today, doubling the liftoff punch of its closest competitor.