When artist Trevor Paglen looks up at the night sky, there's beauty and wonder, but also a planet completely transformed by humans into a "landscape of surveillance." His new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Sites Unseen,” offers a…
By Jeffrey Brown
Cubesats, low-cost, bite-sized satellites inspired by the tubes used to hold Beanie Babies, were invented in 1999 as educational tools. Now, aerospace suppliers and governments across the globe see the tools as the future of space commercialization and deep space…
By Nsikan Akpan
The world’s search engine, Google, could be taking a pretty big step towards expanding its business. According to the Wall Street Journal, the tech giant plans to acquire a new fleet of satellites that would expand internet access to unserved…
By Sarah Corapi
Add Syria to the list of places where human rights organizations are using commercially available satellite imagery to document destruction during conflict.
By Larisa Epatko
Hari interviews orbital debris expert Donald Kessler.
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