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Can You Get Satellite Data With An Umbrella?

This video is from saveitforparts. .Here it is, the challenge nobody asked for! Can I get L-band satellite data using an umbrella covered in foil tape? It turns out, yes I can! I was able to download images and weather data from GOES-East, NOAA satellites, and Russian METEOR satellites. I also got a little bit […]

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How New Satellites Could Change the Internet

Wall Street Journal explores the future of satellite internet. The most reliable streaming providers have typically used cable to deliver content. But that’s all changing with the launch of new and better satellites that could one day give us 5G, low latency data. The Wall Street Journal speaks with the chief of the International Bureau […]

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