Satellites

GPS

Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swaths of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong
6.11.19
tech-internet

SpaceX and Amazon Hope to Deliver Cheap Broadband With Low-Orbit Satellites

A new study shows how more broadband options should bring lower prices, assuming the promises pan out.
Karl Bode
5.10.19
Premieres

Jacobi IV Confronts His Paranoia on "Satellites"

"How much easier is it for you to understand the music if you understand the person who's making it?"
Sharine Taylor
12.14.17
Internet Exploring

B.o.B Is Still on That Flat Earth Thing

He started a GoFundMe page to launch satellites into orbit. He's clearly not letting this go.
Phil Witmer
9.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The US 'Space Corps' Could Soon Protect Us from Planetary Conflict

Rather than wage an all-out war against aliens, the newly proposed Military branch would focus more on defending our satellites.
Spencer Fox
7.6.17
Interviews

Skrillex Goes to Space

Skrillex is launching a satellite, so we talked to him about the final frontier.
Kyle Kramer
5.20.15
News

We Asked a Military Expert What Would Happen if There Were a War in Space

The Pentagon been quietly but clearly voicing concern that war is coming to space. But what exactly would that look like?
Mark Hay
4.24.15
VICE Loves Magnum

Jonas Bendiksen Takes Photos in Countries That Don't Exist

Unlike almost all of the other photographers we have spoken to in the VICE Loves Magnum series, Jonas Bendiksen’s work isn't focused on war zones or conflict. From examining life in marginal post-Soviet states to exploring humanity’s ever-quickening...
Bruno Bayley
5.31.13
Motherboard

The Satellite Hunter

We went to Paris to interview premier amateur astrophotographer Thierry Legault about his new venture: tracking spy satellites. It’s a story of mutual surveillance, adept tracking, and one man’s quest to do things that nobody has done before.
MOTHERBOARD STAFF
11.27.12