How Many Satellites are Currently Orbiting the Earth in 2017

From down here on the ground, space looks like a pristine void. But Earth’s orbit is actually crowded with satellites and a ton of stuff. Well, it all depends on how you define a satellite! A satellite can be a body that orbits a larger body. If you take this as the definition of the … Continue reading How Many Satellites are Currently Orbiting the Earth in 2017