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Is possible to send transactions with blockstream satellite?

Noob question here. Is it possible to send bitcoin transactions using Blockstream Satellite node or is it used only for receiving blocks?
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Are there really Bitcoin Core nodes running in space that were launched by Blockstream?

I've read about Bitcoin core being powered in space inside a satellite and streaming down the bitcoin blockchain back down to earth. What has been discussed so far and timeline for this to go live for ...
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Is there some kind of USB antenna I can buy to be able to use Bitcoin even when there is no Internet?

Let's say they cut the Internet tomorrow. I will still have my private keys on my offline computer, but I won't be able to sync the blockchain (as won't anyone else) nor would i be able to make any ...
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Please explain how to configure a satellite for btc payments with blockstream via space

Blockstream has its own satellites in the space orbit, right. So , as I understand, there must be very special requirements met for your satellite to be able to do transactions through space. Not ...