Archived articles

satellites

Engineering
Enhanced search and rescue
Published Fall 2020
Search and Rescue GPS beacons aboard ships or in hikers' backpacks are the last line of defense against disaster, leading to more than 50,000 rescues to date. A new project by the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory aims to make the technology even more accurate and efficient. / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Satellite scrutiny
Keeping an eye on North Korea
Published Winter 2015
Website 38 North has become a respected source of news on North Korea's closed society / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Birds-eye view
Sky-high archaeology
Published Winter 2013
Satellites provide a lay of the land to researchers studying archeological histories. / Johns Hopkins Magazine