These two DIY projects are straight from the DIY Space Exploration website. One project tells you how to build a picosat, the other tells you how to track it. You can read each one in whatever order you fancy, but if you intend to actually accomplish each project, then you should probably build your picosat before attempting to […]Read More DIY Space: Two-fer–Build Your Own Satellite and Track It
My post will be short, but it does tie in with yesterday’s post, so go read that and see if you agree. But The Economist posted this article today, and it might be worth a read. Reading the article, it’s obvious the writer is bullish about the future of small satellites. The writer suggests, basing the […]Read More Are Current US Regs Smothering the SmallSat Market?
If you don’t mind taking lessons from the Chinese, and moving to Pakistan, Nigeria, Bolivia, or some other poor country, you too could learn all you could ever want about space operations. According to SpaceDaily.com, China has realized that in order to increase the chances of their satellite export contracts being accepted and perhaps extended […]Read More Do you want to be space operator? Move to a poor country.