Of course, I did leave the military some time ago. And I haven’t looked back. Mistakes were made during my transition from military space operations to contractor. Some of those mistakes are what this Clearancejobs.com post is all about. Just click on the following link to read the post: “Lost in Military Transition: Considerations Before […]Read More Leaving Military Space Operations
“Endless Distance, Wildlife and Stars, Blanket the Night…” The last lesson was about Field of View (FOV) and Field of Regard (FOR). It was intended to help with understanding the next few lessons regarding satellites in geosynchronous orbit (GEO). All mentions of GEO on this blog, unless otherwise stated, refer to a particular type of […]Read More Why Space Matters: GEO Satellite operations, Part 3–Revolution Earth
Skybox launched their satellite (with a few others) November 22. But they are beginning to get sample videos in from their SkySat-1 satellite out to the public. SkySat-1 is a sun-synchronous Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) polar satellite going around the Earth around 450 Km (280 miles) from Earth’s surface. Skybox notes this satellite’s expected orbital […]Read More Skybox: Youtube videos from space?
That’s illegal! Call the IG! Last week’s post was about the possible perception of reservist contractors having a vested interest in the success of the company they work with as reservists. The responses to the post were a few comments about calling a spade a spade and to sic the Inspector General (IG) on those […]Read More Reserved Perceptions in Military Space operations–Part 2
Wired just posted these pictures to their site. These are apparently from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) satellites and International Space Station astronauts. So you can see images like the one below: Unlike the DigitalGlobe ones, you can only look at these pictures, not vote on which one you like. But they’re interesting […]Read More NASA Earth Image pictures