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SpaceX Says Dozens of Satellites Destroyed in Geomagnetic Storm

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SpaceX Sends 49 Satellites Into Orbit

Elon Musk’s space venture SpaceX lost dozens of satellites to a storm, destroying the bulk of a recently launched fleet as they fell back toward Earth.

As many 40 of the 49 Starlink low-orbit satellites launched Feb. 3 from Kennedy Space Center in Florida were hit by a geomagnetic storm the next day, SpaceX said on its website