For the readers and site subscribers, this is kind of space-related. But only because I’m the one who is writing for this site. It’s really a celebration!! Why? It’s because I’ve written a lot of stories, almost every day, for a year! That’s right!! I started themadspaceball.com and my writing on the site a year ago. […]Read More Has it really been a year?
These are two follow-ups, one closing out one of last week’s posts and one continuing a post I wrote in February. First, the geckos. I wrote last week about the Russian geckos that were sent into space on a satellite. There was supposed to be some kind of “gecko orgy” that Russian scientists were interested […]Read More Space Geckos Saved and Space Surveillance Satellites Launched
Yes, the European Union types are using satellites to monitor the re-floating of the Costa Concordia cruise ship. This Airbus Defence & Space post notes that the satellites are involved as part of the Copernicus Emergency Management System (CEMS). They are: TerraSAR-X and Pleiades satellites. TerraSAR-X is a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellite that is very accurate […]Read More Satellites Track the Re-floating of a Cruise Ship
Clearancejobs.com posted my article about this last Friday. I note that a lot of different space assets seem to have been brought to bear to clarify how the MH17 passengers were murdered. If you want to read more, please read: Can Top Secret Satellites Aid in International Justice?Read More Top Secret Satellites Involved in International Justice?
Okay, okay! Really this is about voting for the ability to build the International Space Station out of LEGOs. Found on the LEGO Ideas website, this particular LEGO model of the ISS stands out because of the details the designer, XCLD, put into it. There are over 1000 LEGO pieces that have gone into the design […]Read More DIY Space: Build A LEGO ISS