The United States Air Force (USAF) space operations corps. has a problem. I know, there are several (put your hands down!), but I will be talking about a specific one, one which is insidious. One which military personnel and contractors are somewhat blurring the ethical line. First, let’s talk about the concepts of impartiality and […]Read More Reserved Perceptions in Military Space operations
This December 6 article from the website “Russian Beyond the Headlines” is a little confusing. And I’m not sure if it’s confusing because the translators got it wrong or because there’s not much knowledge with how space assets work–or maybe even the Russians aren’t sure what they want. The article finally gets to its point […]Read More First a Chinese moon, now Russian, um, space weapons?
National Geographic posted this video and article in their “Daily News” section. The video is pretty, but the choice in music is a little too serious. As propaganda should be (it does come courtesy of the United States Air Force publication, Airman). The whole thing is just about the Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep-Space System (sheesh–enough […]Read More Serious music, scrolling stars, satellite tracking
Two articles for the price of one in this aside. The Australians have figured out they can use their widefield array to help track debris orbiting the Earth, and that’s elaborated on (a little bit) in this article. This will help by adding another asset to the space situational awareness problem. It’s a bigger problem if […]Read More Space junk tracking and collecting