Monday, July 12, 2021

How to Track Satellite Fly-Bys with Raspberry Pi via Tom's Hardware

With SpaceX’s Starlink being made available in my area, I became curious about just how many satellites were overhead at any given time. Fortunately, the US Space Command tracks and makes available data for tracking the live positions of objects in orbit. We can download this data, and use a Raspberry Pi and some speakers to announce when a particular satellite is making an overhead pass. You can also get an SMS message sent to your phone in addition to the audio. 

Read How to Track Satellite Fly-Bys with Raspberry Pi via Tom's Hardware



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