Asgardia is a 'virtual nation' that says it aims to build sovereign colonies in space. On 12 November it launched a satellite carrying its citizens’ data
Rocket Lab's Electron is set to become the first launcher made for, and for sale to, small satellite startups. The post This New Goldilocks Rocket Is Juuust Right for Small Satellites appeared first on WIRED.
When you have nearly unfathomable depths of information, the quickest way to move it is still the actual highway, not the information-super-one. The post The Best Way To Transmit Satellite Data? In Trucks. Really appeared first on WIRED.
Didn't SpaceX already figure out this whole reusable rocket thing? Not when it comes to massive, fuel-gobbling payloads. The post Watch SpaceX Sacrifice a Falcon 9 in the Name of Better Internet appeared first on WIRED.
Angela Olinto's new balloon experiment takes her one step closer to the unknown source of the most energetic particles in the universe. The post A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Closes in on Super-Energetic Particles appeared first on WIRED.
*Cough cough* spy satellite *cough cough.* The post SpaceX Launches a Super-Secret Payload for the Feds appeared first on WIRED.
How one software engineer at a traditional space company convinced the bigwigs to share his command and control program. The post An Aerospace Coder Drags a Stodgy Industry Toward Open Source appeared first on WIRED.
The ISS is a major launch platform for CubeSats—it has ejected more than 100 small payloads from companies and universities into orbit in the past few years. The post Watch NASA Launch 38 Itty Bitty Satellites to the ISS appeared first on WIRED.
Weather permitting, SpaceX will launch a satellite into geostationary transfer orbit—and let the Falcon 9 burn up in space. The post Watch as SpaceX Fires Off One of Its Last Expendable Rockets appeared first on WIRED.