Looks like some regional Chinese officials on the take have been found out, thanks to Chinese imagery satellites. According to this South China Morning Post article, the first of the latest generation of Chinese imagery satellites, Gaofen-1, has been imaging an area in China that contained a very big marijuana farm. The whacky weed farm is […]Read More Uncovering Secret Sativa Farms From Space
Because it’s been a year, I’m taking a little break, but don’t worry, more original content is coming starting tomorrow again. So you’re currently looking at some of the Clearancejobs.com articles about space I’ve written. I’ll be interspersing these throughout for a little bit (not long). This particular article was posted on Clearancejobs.com on 22 January, […]Read More The UN “Disaster Charter”–what is it and who uses it?
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?
Sometime last month I posted an article about Nigeria’s space program. Lo and behold, there’s another Nigerian space story, but this time it’s a story attempting to raise alarm bells about the possibility of losing a satellite. So I looked at the story a little more closely. It turns out that this story involves a lot of […]Read More Nigerian Space Experts Sound Like Chicken Little