That’s the moon…with missiles?

Since the December 1st Chinese launch of their rover to the moon, some people are becoming quite creative with China’s intentions with the moon.  The latest gossip, presented in this Daily Mail post, is apparently based on a comment from an “expert” working in the China National Space Program Lunar Exploration Center.  This expert is reportedly […]

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Why space matters: Imaging satellite operations, part 17—The Green Hills of Earth

Green—a word associated with jungles, a description of newbies, in songs sung by muppets about the difficulties of being it, and songs sung by fictional spacefarers about the qualities of their homeworld. Those spacefarers might be fictional, but for certain real space imagery operators, green describes a capability of a satellite payload.  Green is one […]

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