363,323 views | Moriba Jah • TED-Ed
What if every satellite suddenly disappeared?
What would happen if one day all of humanity's artificial satellites suddenly disappeared? Within hours, most of the planet's traffic would grind to a halt, the world economy would shut down, and most countries would declare a state of emergency. Even in the best-case scenario, our civilization would be set back by decades. So, what are the odds of this actually happening? Moriba Jah investigates. [Directed by Darvideo Animation Studio, narrated by Addison Anderson],