Astronomers are that our views of the are becoming more and more obscured. Their warning comes of a whole series of satellite launches by a of companies. Thousands of satellites are being launched into throughout 2020 to make high-speed Internet more readily across the world from space. The scientists say the skies will be so littered with arrays of satellites they will compete for our with the stars. They say the satellites will link up to form "mega-constellations" that could interfere with radio and the quality of images from telescopes. The astronomers said the satellites will appear as dazzling white of light that could be mistaken for stars.
Technology say there are plans to launch as many as 46,000 satellites into space over the next years. This is five times more than the of objects sent into space since the launch of Sputnik 1 in 1957, over six decades . Satellites from companies like SpaceX and Amazon will provide much faster Internet speeds to even the areas of the world. They will provide global across the globe. Even today, about 14 million people in the USA live in areas with Internet coverage. SpaceX will launch 120 satellites in January and has plans to send a 12,000 into orbit in the next decade. Astrophysicist Dr Dave Clements called the initiative a "".