What Earth’s atmosphere trade looks like from space

Aircraft zooming opposite a skies leave invisible traces that can be tracked by satellite, giving us an extraterrestrial perspective of atmosphere trade all over a Earth. This image, pleasantness of a European Space Agency’s GomX-3 CubeSat, a modular satellite, maps a paths of aircraft that a a satellite has glimpsed while orbiting around a planet.

The satellite has a scrolled receiver that is used to detect a signals that aircraft emit. These signals, called ADS-B signals, yield information like speed, position, and altitude, according to a ESA’s website.

On this map, a crisscrossing immature lines paint all those flights speeding opposite the skies.