Because it’s been a year, I’m taking a little break, but don’t worry, more original content is coming starting tomorrow again. So you’re currently looking at some of the Clearancejobs.com articles about space I’ve written. I’ll be interspersing these throughout for a little bit (not long). This particular article was posted on Clearancejobs.com on 22 January, […]Read More The UN “Disaster Charter”–what is it and who uses it?
Did you know the United Nations (UN) has a space fleet ready for disasters? The UN doesn’t really run the constellation, but there’s a signed charter, the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters, which has about 23 members involved with it. Some United States organizations are members, such as DigitalGlobe (hence Tomnod), National Oceanic and […]Read More United Nations has a space fleet?
Um, yeah. A committee. That’s just great. Another committee, but this one is different, right? It’s a committee to “SAVE THE WORLD” (can I hear me some KUMBAYA brothers and sisters?). It’s a United Nations committee. So now we’re all going to be a lot safer, okay? No–really–wait, where are you going? Why are you […]Read More The legal considerations of stopping extinction events from space
Yes, World Space Week! You can read more about World Space Week 2013 here. This is a United Nations (UN) declared celebration and a few events occurred on these days in history. Sputnik for one–the first man-made satellite launched into low earth orbit (just like the imagery satellites we’ve talked about in other articles) in 1957. […]Read More Today is the start of “World Space Week”