How Much Do You Really Know About Satellites?

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Awesome facts you didn’t know about Satellites

How many satellites are orbiting Earth?

Thousands. There are about 1,265 active satellites, and a further 2,600 that are no longer active but that are still up there.

Who owns most of them?

Satellites are owned by private companies and governments alike. Of the active satellites today, the vast majority are US owned or affiliated (about 528). Russia and China have about 130 active satellites apiece. Of those 528 American satellites, 18 are for civil purposes, 229 are commercial, 160 are for the military, and 121 belong to the government.

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