Tag: star

September 30, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Space wars Spent satellites, or bits of them, are heading into space wars. 7,500+ satellites in orbit already, with >1,500 actively sending us data.  The ‘big enough sky for no collisions’ assumption no longer holds.  How will so many co-exist, zipping around Earth @ 17,500 mph while navigating a minefield of flotsam?  It’s getting crowded…

July 17, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Touchdown 20 July 1969: Touchdown & walk on the Moon.  One small step for man 50 years ago.  But the real stars were 400,000 technicians & scientists who crunched numbers, built the kit & solved 10,000 challenges to pull off an “impossible mission” 350,000 km away.  Nasa wants to land a woman on the moon…

July 11, 2018 admin123@ No comments exist

Flypast 10 July flypast over Buckingham Palace, 100 days after Britain’s Royal Air Force centenary on 1 April.  22 Typhoons form ‘100’ in the sky, after 3 weeks secret practice over the North Sea.  Per ardua ad astra – “Through struggle to the stars”.  Each plane costs £110m ($145m), and £4,000 ($5,300) to fly for 1 hour. …

April 27, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

Asteroid mining Luxembourg hopes to join the US in claiming a legal framework guaranteeing mineral ownership rights in space.  Think beyond  Guessed the word?  Series 3 (6/7)  [photo: stefan stefancik}