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SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet can be disconnected for many hours due to antenna overheating. The temperature should not exceed 50 degrees

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One of the users of the satellite Internet SpaceX Starlink reported that his equipment had shut down for more than seven hours due to overheating. More precisely, the software issued the message “Offline: Thermal shutdown”, specifying that the connection will resume when the equipment cools down.

It happened in Arizona at 11:30 local time, and the connection was fully resumed only at 19:00. According to SpaceX’s comments, that day in the designated location, the air temperature rose to 50 degrees.

The antenna, in turn, is designed to work within the range from -21 degrees to 49 degrees, but it turns off when it reaches 50 degrees. After shutdown, the equipment returns to work when the temperature drops to 40 degrees.

Interestingly, the owner of the equipment tried to sprinkle water on the antenna, which led to an immediate restoration of the connection, but not for long.

SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet can be disconnected for many hours due to antenna overheating.  The temperature should not exceed 50 degrees

After the story was published, other Starlink users began to write that they also faced equipment shutdown due to antenna overheating. At the same time, in some cases, the air temperature was noticeably below 50 degrees, but this does not mean that the antenna temperature was the same.

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Dimensity 8000, 4500mAh, 100W, 54MP, 12GB RAM, 512GB Flash for $655.  In China, sales of the top version of Honor 70 Pro started

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Honor 70 Pro received a 50-megapixel front camera and a main one with sensors with a resolution of 54 (this is a Sony IMX800 with an optical format of 1 / 1.49 inches), 50 and 8 megapixels. The latter provides a 3x optical zoom.

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Virgin Orbit launched a seven-satellite rocket from California’s Mojave Aerospace Port on Saturday, marking the company’s first successful overnight mission. Virgin Orbit launched satellites into low Earth orbit using its Boeing 747 carrier aircraft called Cosmic Girl, which had a LauncherOne rocket attached to it.

Virgin Orbit successfully launched a LauncherOne rocket carrying seven NASA research satellites using a Boeing 747 Cosmic Girl carrier aircraft

The mission, named Straight Up after a song by Paula Abdul, involved the launch of seven NASA research satellites. As in previous missions, the launch of the rocket took place from a height of 10 km, which climbed Cosmic Girl. The carrier plane’s flight was originally scheduled to take place on Thursday, but Virgin Orbit postponed the mission after experts found LauncherOne’s propellant temperature was “slightly out of range.”

Virgin Orbit successfully launched a LauncherOne rocket carrying seven NASA research satellites using a Boeing 747 Cosmic Girl carrier aircraft

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XMAGE camera, periscope module and 7x optical zoom.  Huawei Mate 50 Pro in black and white poses for quality renders

The main thing here, of course, is the camera. The block contains the name of the new corporate brand of the camera – XMAGE. It will combine all the old and new technologies of Huawei in the field of mobile photography. XMAGE is a synthesis of two words, Extreme and Image, and under the brand, Huawei will focus on three pillars: photography experience, culture, and innovation. That is, it will be more than just a set of sensors and lenses.

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XMAGE camera, periscope module and 7x optical zoom.  Huawei Mate 50 Pro in black and white poses for quality renders

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