Sony launches into space with remote controllable satellite camera

Sony STARSPHERE concept image
(Image credit: Sony)

CES is usually the place where companies show off what is next in consumer technology, so naturally, we don't see many announcements about the ordinarily inaccessible space exploration. However this year, Sony has decided to bring space-bound photography to the masses with its latest user-controllable satellite camera system which is called STAR SPHERE.

There are numerous incredible smart telescopes and telescopes for astrophotography for seeing out into the vast expanses of space and taking beautiful images, but it is not easy to turn that around and take stunning images and videos of the Earth itself – until now that is!

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.