Satellites

GPS

Satellites Are Quietly, Constantly Watching Us

In a few short decades, the movement and activities of large swathes of Earth's humans can be tracked at all times.
Ziya Tong
6.11.19
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
9.26.17
Art

Inside a Giant Seashell, Hear the Sounds of Outer Space

An immersive installation from NASA and STUDIOKCA turns satellite trajectories into sound art.
Masha (Maria) Koblyakova
10.25.16
Art

A New Book of Satellite Photos Captures Earth's Fragile Beauty from Space

'Overview,' from the wildly popular Daily Overview Instagram feed, invites us to contemplate Earth from above.
Kara Weisenstein
10.10.16
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
4.25.15
Art

Arne Quinze Sculpts Large-Scale Rainbow Satellites with Stained Glass

The artist protests "monotonous" designs with his chaotic, eye-grabbing structures.
Beckett Mufson
4.15.15
Design

Thanks To NASA, We Now Know What A Global Selfie Looks Like

36,422 photos were turned into a 3.2-gigapixel mosaic, as seen from space.
Zach Sokol
5.22.14
Art

Satellite Photography Site Offers A Daily View Of Life From Above

We spoke to the curator behind the most artful satellite photography you'll see all week.
Emerson Rosenthal
4.29.14
Art

See NASA's Best Satellite Photo Of Earth This Year

NASA's Earth Observatory revealed the winner of its public-chosen competition of the most stunning Earth shots.
Zach Sokol
4.9.14
Art

'Satellite Landscapes' Offer A God's-Eye View Of Our Own Unmaking

By extracting infrastructures from Google Maps, Jenny Odell recreates landscapes of power, manufacturing, waste, and transportation.
Emerson Rosenthal
3.11.14
Art

NASA Satellite Strips Together New Image Of America

Landsat 8 was launched exactly a year ago. You can even wish it a happy birthday on Facebook
Zach Sokol
2.11.14
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