Is Space Becoming More Accessible for Terrorists?

Part 2 In part 1 of these posts, we noted the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) basically said it was worried that terrorists will put satellites up in space within 31 years from this year.  Then the MoD gave examples, which while related to space, weren’t satellites or rockets.  The article these posts are based […]

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Antenna airbags on cubesats

An inflatable antenna is an interesting alternative on a cubesat.  This article talks about the boost in signal range with one of these things.  Very interesting idea indeed, but not new.  There are ground antennas that are inflatable, such as the GATR.  But the idea is the same–make it cheaper and smaller, but keep the […]

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