Musk’s Denial of Ukraine’s Starlink Request Prompts Senate Probe
The Senate Armed Services Committee is probing national-security issues raised by Elon Musk’s decision not to extend the private Starlink satellite network to aid a Ukrainian attack on Russian warships near the Crimean coast.
Chairman Jack Reed said in a statement Thursday the reports on the use of Starlink exposed “serious national-security liability issues and the committee is engaged on this issue.”
“The committee is aggressively probing this issue from every angle,” he said.
Musk’s SpaceX also has become a major US contractor, launching spy satellites for the Defense Department...