Space business is often associated with rockets, space tourism, and attention-seeking billionaires. But the most impactful industry to launch into space in the past decade doesn’t have much to do with any of the above. Their focus is observing Earth, via the many satellites that we use to monitor what is happening on our planet. From weather patterns to human rights violations to chlorophyll production, there is a lot about the world we can learn by looking in from the outside. Read the full transcript here. (Presented by EY)
Annalisa Merelli is the host of season 4 of the Quartz Obsession podcast, and a senior reporter covering the intersection of inequality and healthcare. She is obsessed with romantic comedies, interspecies friendships, and having strong opinions about the way you make Italian food.
Tim Fernholz is a senior reporter at Quartz. He is obsessed with the lunar economy, rhum agricole, and the California German aesthetic.
CubeSats in a nutshell via the Canadian Space Agency
Carbon Mapper satellite
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2020-03-30 XD250 Bass by Doctor_Dreamchip
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Data Transfer by Nakhas
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