Starlink satellites are mistaken for UFOs over Pittsburgh – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Did you see a string of lights in the sky around 6:30 p.m. last night?

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Several KDKA viewers turned to us and wondered if it was a UFO or maybe even an early visit from Santa Claus.

(Courtesy photo of Madison Williams)

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It is actually part of the Starlink satellite chain.

On Thursday, a SpaceX rocket sent more than 48 satellites into space.

They are part of the satellite constellation operated by Starlink.

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It is an internet services company owned by SpaceX and developed by Elon Musk to provide high speed internet to remote locations.

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