Space technology is improving our lives and making the world a better place. Here’s how – World Economic Forum

The global coverage of satellites offers a unique, fact-based perspective that can help us overcome our greatest challenges. Information from these spacecraft can help us improve agricultural yields and protect against habitat loss and stop deforestation. They discovered the hole in the ozone layer and their data today remains key to fighting climate change; they’ve helped us to connect the world through the internet and communication, an intangible service for millions. Satellites in space have done much for us so far and, in the future, they will offer much more.