Elon Musk announced that Starlink is now active in Ukraine. The billionaire tweeted about it after being called into action by the Ukrainian deputy prime minister. The politician spoke strongly to Musk and it paid off.
Starlink in Ukraine
Yesterday, Mykhailo Fedorov, Ukraine’s deputy prime minister and the country’s minister of digital transformation, addressed Elon Musk on Twitter.
While you are trying to colonize Mars – Russia is trying to take Ukraine! While your rockets are successfully returning from space, Russian rockets are attacking Ukrainian citizens! We ask you to provide Ukraine with the Starlink station and ask sensible Russians to stop , wrote the Ukrainian politician.
His appeal won tens of thousands of likes and was shared, among others through the official account of the Ukrainian government . Dear Elon Musk, Ukraine needs your support. Your position and your actions matter – it was written on the mentioned profile.
Elon Musk responded to the call of Ukraine’s deputy prime minister. Starlink is already active in Ukraine , he wrote on Twitter. Thanks, we appreciate it – the administrators of the profile of the Ukrainian authorities wrote back.
The Starlink system is created by SpaceX owned by Elon Musk. Small satellites are systematically sent to the low orbit of the Earth , which make it possible to broadcast high-speed internet anywhere on the planet.
Access to such technology can, for example, help Ukrainian troops to communicate . If you want to learn more about the technology developed by Elon Musk, please refer to our articles about the Starlink system .