Pentagon officials were impressed by SpaceX’s swift efforts to block an electro-magnetic attack by Russia that aimed to jam its Starlink broadband satellite service and help people in Ukraine retain their link to the internet, according to a report by Defense News.
SpaceX founder Elon Musk is said to have “steered thousands of Starlink terminals to Ukraine after an official sent him a tweet asking for help keeping the besieged country online.” The next day, Starlink found a line of code to rebuff the attack delighting US officials, it said.
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