Singapore’s Astroscale may have a plan, and the tech, to clean up Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) space junk. At least, that’s what Astroscale’s founder, Nobu Okada, told the TechinAsia website in this post. If you want a visual of all the stuff out there in orbit for grabbing, just watch the video above. Astroscale is […]Read More Pocari Sweat, Protoss Carriers, and Space Junk
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