This September, millions of Americans in New York and Philadelphia might notice Starlink satellites in the night sky. These strange strings of light have been around for a few years, visible at various points in time - but only recently have they become controversial for their role in the Russia-Ukraine War.
"The Ukrainian military was attempting a sneak attack on the Russian naval fleet based at Sevastopol in Crimea by sending six small drone submarines packed with explosives, and it was using Starlink to guide them to the target."
How did we get here?
Read Walter Isaacson's Take in the Washington Post