An obnoxiously large satellite could mean bad news for astronomers watching the skies

An obnoxiously large satellite could mean bad news for astronomers watching the skies

A massive satellite is about to take flight, deploying its giant antenna array to potentially block astronomers’ views of the cosmos. AST SpaceMobile’s BlueWalker 3 is due to launch on Saturday to test the company’s broadband networking technology, but the prototype satellite is extremely bright and could interfere with celestial observations. BlueWalker should climb into …

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