Launch all 1,200 of the satellites currently orbiting Earth with David Yanofsky and Tim Fernholz’s absorbing interactive data viz published on Quartz this week.
First decide whether to view satellites according to their purpose, country, age or user. Then set the satellites in motion, scrolling to see those furthest away from the earth’s surface.
The viz packs in some pretty awesome details along the way, such as which satellites are owned by Sirius XM and which are used for US spying purposes.
For the data beind the viz, check out the Union of Concerned Sci... →
Tonight we’re proudly announcing the winners of the Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards 2014.
And we can’t wait to celebrate what has been another cracking year in data viz!
Follow #IIBAwards on twitter for live updates or check back here later tonight for the full list of winners.→