Amazon wants to deliver broadband from orbit

Apr 8, 2019
Amazon recently confirmed plans to provide internet connectivity from orbit.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos at a press conference in Santa Monica, California.
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Why cutting the cord isn't so easy in the U.S.

TV has changed a lot, but cable has managed to stick around one way or another.
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2015: A Trash Odyssey

Oct 30, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace find out littering exists in space, too.

One man's space trash ...

Oct 15, 2015
The cloud of debris orbiting the Earth looks to some like a business opportunity.
Space is swirling with thousands of pieces of debris.
Courtesy Lockheed Martin

Junk in space could have impact on earth

Sep 22, 2015
The government tracks debris zooming around the earth at upwards of 17,000 mph.
The Lunar Module 'Challenger' as seen from the Apollo 17 spacecraft after Transposition and Docking manoeuvres during NASA's Apollo 17 lunar landing mission, December 1972. The white dots surrounding it are debris shed by the Saturn S-IVB stage separation.
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The contents of the internet, via satellite

Jul 30, 2014
A new project aims to democratize the spread of information.