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A daily newsletter charting the future: From technology to the scientific breakthroughs changing our lives.
From the Cold War to hurricanes: The evolution of space satellites
The Soviet Union astounded the world on October 4, 1957 by launching Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into space to measure the density of the atmosphere. Today, nearly 1,500 satellites are orbiting the Earth making possible scientific discoveries, military communications, the tracking of migrational patterns, and even helping first responders save lives.
Meet the billionaire fashion tycoon who will ride SpaceX's rocket around the moon02:01
Billionaire will invite artists to orbit moon with him aboard SpaceX spaceship01:10
After the storm: Dealing with the toxic waste hurricanes leave behind01:27
Why we can’t stop watching natural disasters on TV02:13
How to deal with a power outage01:54
How tropical storms become catastrophic hurricanes02:20