Handy little list of babysitter’s dead syndrome Satellites

Track these neato Satellites by visiting the following site: http://www.n2yo.com/database/?name=UniBRIT#results There, you can search by Satellite name. Please note the Satellite names may not be exactly the same between the two sites which this information was obtained.  You may need to delete a few digits from the end, etc. in order to retrieve search results from […]

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A SpaceX rocket launches and returns to earth in a single, stunning timelapse — Quartz

SpaceX launched an unmanned Falcon 9 rocket just after midnight this morning, July 18, and a stunning timelapse photo reveals just how extraordinary the event was. Following its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, SpaceX successfully brought its first-stage booster back to earth and landed it upright. It’s the second time Elon Musk’s company has managed… via […]

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About face, forward (Chang) ZHENG!-7

It’s June 27th, which could mean we are paying tribute to  China’s latest Satellite launch, yeah, let’s go with that.  In an effort to break from the “International” space station, China launched their “scaled-down version of a reentry module of a multi-function spacecraft” June 25th, 2016.  This rocket can carry up to 13 and 1/2 […]

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WHOI s…LOSt at sea?

Below us, check!…wait!!  Yes, we are departing from the usual “what’s above us” theme for a look into what’s down low. Even Alex Trebek knows this fun fact: WHOI (hoo-ee), a private, non profit research and higher education facility, named for it’s location in Woods Hole, Massachussetts developed a research vehicle to explore the Challenger […]

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The Copernicus Programme

The Copernicus Programme includes the launching of 6 satellites called Sentinels by the ESA, the third of which, launched yesterday.  According to the ESA: “These missions carry a range of technologies, such as radar and multi-spectral imaging instruments for land, ocean and atmospheric monitoring.”

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