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What if every satellite suddenly disappeared? - Moriba Jah

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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.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Moriba Jah
  • Director Darvideo Animation Studio
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Storyboard Artist Helen Pashynskih
  • Animator Igor Kostin
  • Sound Designer GSVP Sound Design
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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