Since satellites started photographing Earth from space nearly four decades ago, their images have inspired excitement, introspection, and, often, fear. Like all information, satellite imagery is in itself neutral. But satellite imagery is a particularly powerful sort of information, revealing both comprehensive vistas and surprising details. Its benefits can be immense, but so can its costs.
Artificial satellites, Satellite imaging, Landsat, Remote sensing, State espionage, Spacecraft launching, Business structures, Government, Shutters, Corporations
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Issues in Science and Technology
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FLORINI, Ann, & DEHQANZADA, Yahya.(1999). Commercial satellite imagery comes of age. Issues in Science and Technology, 16(1), 45-52.
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