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HomeFact CheckNo, this is not the Starlink satellite train seen in Kushtia 

No, this is not the Starlink satellite train seen in Kushtia 

A viral social media content on Tiktok has claimed that the Starlink satellite train was seen in the sky of Kushtia in Bangladesh. 

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The video has 15 thousand likes and 3 lakh 23 thousand views.

Newschecker found the claim is false. 

The Starlink Satellite Train

Starlink is an artificial satellite Internet service provider for rural and remote areas by SpaceX to provide satellite Internet access. Since 2019, around 2300 satellites have been launched to provide broadband coverage for high-speed internet access. 

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Fact Check/ Verification

With the key-frame reverse image search of the video, we found a Youtube video titled “Starlink Satellites train seen in the sky | view from earth | Elon Musk SpaceX” published on  April 30, 2020. The video is uploaded on a Youtube channel named Viral Video Lab. 

Besides, The Viral Video YouTube channel has multiple videos of Starlink satellite trains at various times. See here, here, and here.

Conclusion

An old video of a Starlink satellite train was recently shared on Tiktok claiming to have seen a Starlink satellite train in the sky of Kushtia in Bangladesh. 

Result: False


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