Before I begin the fairly short DIY part, this is just a reminder for those who don’t know, or just plain forgot. Today is the anniversary of Sputnik I, the first man-made satellite, which was launched into orbit on the top of an R-7 rocket from Baikonur Cosmodrome. The R-7 had already been successfully tested as a […]Read More DIY Space: Ardusat
There’ve been a couple of posts on this site about the Russian scientists’ peculiar space mission involving geckos and flies. What first looked like a doomed mission became a satellite of hope for the geckos, as the Russian team regained control of the satellite in which the geckos where orbiting. Alas, the gecko love story […]Read More Geckos–A Love Tragedy In Space
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
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?
Ruh-row! According to this MSN news post, a Russian satellite containing some mushrooms, lizards and flies might come back to Earth in a hard, fiery, non-survivable way. The lizards are geckos and the flies are the California favorite: fruit flies. The mushrooms are just mushrooms. All of the creatures are probably oblivious to the unexpected end […]Read More Geckos of the Lost Ark