Author Sarah Parcak is recognized as one of the foremost pioneers in the use of high-resolution satellite imaging in archaeology. Her achievements and views on this fascinating technique and its exciting potential for discovering ancient remains as well as, on the negative side, for such worrisome purposes as spying, have received wide coverage in the media. A number of her presentations and discussions can also be viewed on YouTube.
Are We Ready for Satellites That See Our Every Move?
We should consider the ethical implications of satellites that can identify us, and our license plates, from space.