The legal considerations of stopping extinction events from space

Um, yeah.  A committee.  That’s just great.  Another committee, but this one is different, right?  It’s a committee to “SAVE THE WORLD” (can I hear me some KUMBAYA brothers and sisters?).  It’s a United Nations committee.  So now we’re all going to be a lot safer, okay?  No–really–wait, where are you going?  Why are you […]

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Surprise Chinese launch places another “experimental” satellite in orbit

Yup, the Chinese decided to surprise everyone with the launch of a Long March 4b, according to this NASASpaceflight.com article.  I can’t even imagine the hullabaloo this created on our SBIRS (Space Based Infrared System) operators if this rocket’s intense heat source was really not expected.  Imagine seeing something emerge from a not-so-friendly country–something big that […]

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