Starlink Is Now Connecting Remote Antarctic Research Camps to the Internet

McMurdo Station houses anywhere from 100 to 1,000 scientists and staff at a given time, but some of those researchers venture out to field camps. Image: Wirestock Creators (Shutterstock)

Elon Musk’s Starlink is getting even closer to a widespread reality. The satellite internet constellation from SpaceX is now steadily beaming information to and from Antarctica, according to scientists currently stationed on the remote continent.

 

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