Nearly 6,000 satellites circle our tiny planet. About 60% are space junk, 40% are operational—and hundreds more are launched every year.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has been all-consuming, these satellite images show its unintended environmental impacts on NO₂ emissions.
This data visualization depicts every meteorite that was observed hitting the Earth over a 100-year period, between 1913-2012.
The last decade of data from NASA's GRACE satellite mission shows disturbing trends in water supply with 21 of 37 of the largest aquifers running out...
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A battle for space supremacy is taking place in the private sector.