She said she believed the lights were Starlink satellites over Austin.
On Wednesday, April 7, SpaceX launched 60 Starlink satellites from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. You can watch a replay of the launch here.
Starlink is SpaceX’s internet communication satellite constellation. The low-Earth orbit constellation will deliver fast, high-speed internet service to locations where ground-based internet is unreliable, unavailable or expensive.
According to Space.com, the SpaceX constellation will not be complete until approximately 42,000 satellites are in orbit. SpaceX isn't the only company with mega-constellation ambitions. Both Amazon and OneWeb, headquartered in London, plan to establish large networks of broadband satellites in low-Earth orbit as well.
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