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2023 Science Defenders

2023 UCS Science Defenders

The 2023 UCS Science Defenders share a special commitment to leverage science to help their communities. We are so pleased to introduce them, and their great work.
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Satellite Database

In-depth details on the 7,560 satellites currently orbiting Earth, including their country of origin, purpose, and other operational details.
2022 Science Defenders

2022 UCS Science Defenders

At the end of every year, UCS celebrates a few individuals who have done something outstanding to defend science, and/or used science in some way to help people and change the world for the better.
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Biden Science Tracker

President Biden promised to make stronger federal science a priority for his administration. How well is the administration performing in turning this promise into action?