Posts: 1190 From: Atlanta, GA, USA Registered: Feb 2007
posted June 01, 2012 06:32 AM
An op-ed in The New York Times is reporting earth-observing satellite counts are declining rapidly and everyday stuff like the accuracy of weather forecasting is about to be affected.
The new report found that the number of actual and planned satellite missions could decline from 23 this year to only 6 in 2020, reducing the number of Earth-observing instruments in space from 90 now to about 20 in 2020.
Max Q Member
Posts: 350 From: Whyalla South Australia Registered: Mar 2007
posted June 01, 2012 08:15 AM
Interesting we obviously know all there is to know about this small Blue ball we live on.