Ambit updating satellite orbit data

27-May-2019 17:56

According to UNOOSA, in history a total of 8 378 objects have been launched into space.

Currently, 4 994 are still in orbit – although 7 of them are in orbit around celestial bodies other than the Earth; meaning there are 4 987 satellites whizzing around above our heads every single day.

The UK Government last summer forecast that there will 2 000 small satellites launches by 2030.

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These two images show a forest fire next to a lake. See how the orange fires become visible through the smoke?

It is available as both a downloadable Excel file and in a tab-delimited text format.

A version is also provided in which the "Name" column contains only the official name of the satellite in the case of government and military satellites, and the most commonly used name in the case of commercial and civil satellites.

Watch the Far Earth Observer to see what Landsat sees live!

The satellite takes images of the Earth below and streams it down to the station in real-time.

These two images show a forest fire next to a lake. See how the orange fires become visible through the smoke? It is available as both a downloadable Excel file and in a tab-delimited text format.A version is also provided in which the "Name" column contains only the official name of the satellite in the case of government and military satellites, and the most commonly used name in the case of commercial and civil satellites.Watch the Far Earth Observer to see what Landsat sees live!The satellite takes images of the Earth below and streams it down to the station in real-time.The next twenty years were a bit up and down with a low of 72 in 2005, however the cubesat driven growth can be seen starting in 2013.