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Luxembourg–Yes, Luxembourg–Is Setting Itself Up to Be the Silicon Valley of Space Mining

(Source: www.wired.com)

In the 1980s, during the nascent days of the satellite communications industry, Luxembourg foresaw the fat cat it could become. The tiny European nation, known for steel manufacturing and tax breaks, provided financial support and passed regulations that allowed its homegrown satellite company, SES, to thrive. 1,158 more words

Technology

AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2008-2012 Videos

Wouter Weggelaar PA3WEG has retrieved videos of talks given at AMSAT-UK Colloquium 2008-2012 and made them available on YouTube.

The videos were made by members of the… 118 more words

Daily Updates

7th NTU satellite marks a S'pore first

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

The first Singapore satellite launch from the International Space Station took place successfully on Monday evening.

Aoba Velox-III is a joint project by Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Japan’s Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech). 227 more words

Current Affairs

First Singapore satellite launched from the International Space Station

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

SINGAPORE – The first Singapore satellite launched from the International Space Station took place successfully on Monday (Jan 16) evening.

Called AOBA VELOX-III, it is a joint project between Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Japan’s Kyushu Institute of Technology (Kyutech). 238 more words

Current Affairs

Russian ECM targets British weapons over Syria

The Sunday Express newspaper has run a story claiming that on three known occasions, British weapons employed by RAF aircraft over Syria have been deliberately interfered with by Russian electronic countermeasures (ECM) equipment. 403 more words

Military

Atlas 5 rocket and WorldView 4 satellite ready to fly after wildfire delay

#Atlas5 Atlas 5 rocket and WorldView 4 satellite ready to fly after wildfire delay The belated launch of a powerful Earth-imaging satellite that will take the highest resolution pictures in the market, postponed by an unprecedented wildfire near the pad, is scheduled to fly on Friday. 29 more words

That Time When a NASA Satellite Spied on Mars Robots

#MarsRobots That Time When a NASA Satellite Spied on Mars Robots Mars Global Surveyor (MGS) was a landmark mission for its time. After launching 20 years ago on Nov. 42 more words