This Is Real Art, a company that aims to "bridge the gap between design and advertising", recently completed a series animated videos on the subject of satellites. They're the perfect combination: the subject matter is geeky; the animation is gorgeous.
The series, which was produced for European satellite maker Astra, covers every aspect of the machines over the course of seven videos: History, Physics, Control, Launch, Why We Need Satellites, Business and The Future.
Here's the second video of the set on the physics of satellites:
You can watch the entire series over at This Is Real Art. The company says they'll be used for education as well as marketing, and I must say, I'd be a lot more receptive to advertising if it always looked this good. [This Is Real Art via Creative Review]