Microsatellites: What Big Eyes They Have

in 2013, Anthony Janetos, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York Times, Newsmakers
August 11th, 2013

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Anthony Janetos, College of Arts & Sciences, Pardee Center for the Study of Longer-Range Future

People already worried about the candid cameras on Google Glass and low-flying drones can add a new potential snooper to the list: cameras on inexpensive, low-orbiting microsatellites that will soon be sending back frequent, low-cost snapshots of most of Earth’s populated regions from space…

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