Enough about the Missileer cheaters! It’s just sad to see the organizations I once worked for go downhill so badly. On to the story… There’s always someone out there who has a great-sounding idea for how to take care of the “debris-in-space” problem. Japan is no exception. This Geek.com article talks about Japan’s Aerospace Exploration Agency’s […]Read More What’s the Worst that Could Happen?
Most of the lessons I’ve posted on my site have dealt with imagery taken from camera payloads on satellites. So it should be no shocker that I’ve relayed this NewScientist post of a nice picture of the Albertine Rift, showing where the Earth’s tectonic plates are splitting East Africa apart. Here’s the picture, straight from […]Read More Splitting continent: it looks like a picture, but it’s ASAR
Two articles for the price of one in this aside. The Australians have figured out they can use their widefield array to help track debris orbiting the Earth, and that’s elaborated on (a little bit) in this article. This will help by adding another asset to the space situational awareness problem. It’s a bigger problem if […]Read More Space junk tracking and collecting