I was perusing Google Maps earlier today to figure out a route for my motorcycle ride. I knew Route 11 was going to take me southeast out of Castle Rock, Colorado since I had driven the route before. During that last drive, I had passed what looked like a nice, paved road heading south–so I […]Read More Ground station just south of Castle Rock, Colorado?
Last week, we found out that companies flying satellites, especially low earth orbiting (LEOs) need a few ground stations to send and receive data to satellite and payload in a timely manner. How can you tell there’s something space-y going on in your neighborhood? The most visible part of the ground system is the thing […]Read More Why space matters: Imaging satellite operations, part 7 (the dishy part)