Big Brothers: Satellites Orbiting Earth

Satellites beam us thousands of cable channels, guide us on road trips, and provide detailed, bird's-eye views of our planet. But different countries own different satellites -- and some boast far more than others. This infographic maps out the number of satellites that each country has in orbit, plus the amount of space debris around them. It's easy to see who won the space race.
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