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.
One is a lonely number. It takes a while for one low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite’s payload (the camera) to see the entire Earth’s surface. If you want to get pictures more quickly, say the same day something like a hurricane or a forest fire is happening, you want a CONSTELLATION of satellites orbiting the […]Read More Why space matters: Imaging satellite operations, Part 5