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Communications Products Equal Loads Of Metal In Space

  • NPR, Thursday, December 31, 2015 10 AM

Without satellites, geo-stationary and otherwise, we'd have no GPS, weather maps, satellite radio, geo-fencing, all kinds of nautical and aeronautical navigation, cartography, including Google Maps, and gorgeous pictures of the Pillars of the Gods. How many are up there helping us find the nearest Starbucks and the best route to grandma's house? This time-lapse video, starting with Sputnik will give you an idea. Prepare to be amazed and maybe horrified. 

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