Frickin’ Lasers!! In Space! Anatoly Zak is normally the feller I associate with Russianspaceweb.com. It’s a really great site that goes into extreme detail about Russia’s rockets, satellites, and space programs. But he goes to the eleven with this latest article he manged to get on Popular Mechanics. The Soviets designed a laser gun for […]Read More June 15, 2018: Weekly Spatial Resolutions
This site contains my opinions and ideas only, not the opinions or ideas of any organization I work for. It’s my idea playground, and I’m inviting you in. Welcome! When I was very, very young I remember watching a particular movie. In it, the protagonists were misfits, non-athletic, good with computers, had social problems, bad […]Read More Nerd Warriors in Space
I happened on this news story last Friday as I was in research mode at work: MH17 update. It looked interesting, but was also suspicious when I considered the timing of the image’s release corresponding to Putin getting a finger in the chest from the Australian Prime Minister. However, me being at work meant I really […]Read More Satellite Imagery Provides No Real Help for MH17 (because of Photoshopping?)
Clearancejobs.com posted my article about this last Friday. I note that a lot of different space assets seem to have been brought to bear to clarify how the MH17 passengers were murdered. If you want to read more, please read: Can Top Secret Satellites Aid in International Justice?Read More Top Secret Satellites Involved in International Justice?
In response to this site’s previous posts, my most curious spouse asked a very common-sense question: who controls what gets launched into the Earth’s orbit? For that matter, who controls what rockets get launched? My initial response was that price had controlled the launching of satellites into orbit. There was a time, not too long ago, […]Read More Where is Space Traffic Control?