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BEYOND EARTH DAY- Space Debris

The latest figures related to space debris, provided by ESA’s Space Debris Office at ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany. Courtesy of: http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Operations/Space_Debris/Space_debris_by_the_numbers

INFORMATION CORRECT AS OF JANUARY 2017… 490 more words

Sustainability

Apple + satellites = ?

Bloomberg reports that Apple has recently hired two executives from Google. They are John Fenwick, who was head of Google’s spacecraft operations, and Michael Trela, head of satellite engineering,” Mark Hibben writes for Seeking Alpha. 392 more words

Apple

Why Apple may be interested in space satellites

”Apple’s making waves with its hire of two ‘top’ Google executives who were involved in the giant ads company’s attempt to find opportunity in outer space,” Jonny Evans writes for Apple Must. 209 more words

News

Life on Europa?

Life on Europa?[1]

A few places in our Solar System could host microbes, and Jupiter’s moon Europa is a prime candidate.

Planetary scientists believe Europa has an extensive liquid water ocean beneath its icy crust. 158 more words

Jupiter

Apple hires top Google executives for new hardware team

”After revolutionizing phones, Apple Inc. is testing self-driving cars and exploring augmented reality,” Mark Gurman and Mark Bergen report for Bloomberg. “Recent hires suggest the company is now also looking to the skies.” 271 more words

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Apple Hires Two Google Executives With Satellite Expertise

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Both Trela and Fenwick are reporting to Greg Duffy, the former co-founder of camera company Dropcam. What the two are doing at Apple is unclear, but Bloomberg speculates they’re either working on satellites for image collection or satellites for communications. 508 more words

Technology

Satellites to monitor all land volcanoes

A new project to monitor all land volcanoes is being lead by a UK team of scientists. Two satellites will cover the planet’s surface, looking for signs of possible eruptions. 15 more words

Science