String of lights in sky likely Starlink satellites

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FOX6 News viewers in southeast Wisconsin reported seeing a string of lights in the sky late on Saturday night, May 22. Most likely, those are a series of relatively low-flying satellites launched by Elon Musk's SpaceX earlier this month.

The SpaceX Starlink satellites are part of a plan to bridge the digital divide and bring internet access to underserved areas of the world. SpaceX tentatively planned to launch even more satellites later in the month.

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Overall, SpaceX has sent about 1,500 satellites into orbit and has asked for permission to launch thousands more.

Associated Press contributed to this report.