Monthly Archives: September 2013

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Not to be outdone by Astrium’s pictures mentioned in my aside a few days ago, RapidEye’s in the game, too.  Some of their five imagery satellites have been very busy.  They have released a few pictures of their own of the … Continue reading

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Sorry about that last quick post.  I normally don’t monitor launches. But here’s some more information about SpaceX’s Dragon from Yahoo! News.  Remember, this one has the newer engines which a lot of established players (Air Force, Lockheed, etc.) were … Continue reading

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In just a few minutes–here.

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Pleiades, of course–at least according to this news release from Astrium.  An island appeared off of Pakistan’s coast a few days ago right after an earthquake, according to this ABC posting.  There were all sorts of strange things associated with … Continue reading

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Just like the Italian economy, since it’s very founding Venice has always sort of headed in the wrong direction–underwater.  Not that the inhabitants needed any more proof of sinking.  But, according to this article on BusinessInsider, a polar low earth orbiting … Continue reading