Satellite imaging has revolutionized our knowledge of the Earth, with detailed images of nearly every street corner readily available online. But Planet Labs‘ Will Marshall says we can do better and go faster — by getting smaller. He introduces his tiny satellites — no bigger than 10 by 10 by 30 centimeters — that, when launched in a cluster, provide high-res images of the entire planet, updated daily.
Will Marshall: Tiny satellites show us the Earth as it changes in near-real-time – [TED Talks]
06 Dec This entry was published on December 6, 2014 at 9:29 am. It’s filed under TED Talks, Video and tagged Antares, Cygnus (spacecraft), International Space Station, International Space Station program, List of CubeSats, NASA, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Planet Labs, Planetary Resources, Wallops Flight Facility.