Archive for November, 2014

WBMSAT News Bits 11/28/2014

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

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Credit: European Space Agency graphic – Space News

Despite growing concern about orbital debris, and language in U.S. national space policy directing government agencies to study debris cleanup technologies, industry worries not enough is being done to implement the policy.
[Space News – 11/24/2014]

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WBMSAT News Bits 11/21/2014

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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5th Galileo satellite orbiting earth – esa artist’s concept – esa

U.S warns EU that any preferential treatment it gives to its Galileo positioning, navigation and timing network may violate WTO agreements.
[Space News – 11/21/2014]

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WBMSAT News Bits 11/14/2014

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Feds lift export ban on commercial satellites.
[The Hill – 11/10/2014]

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WBMSAT News Bits 11/07/2014

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Wreckage of SpaceShipTwo. Credit: CNN/KABC video capture – Space News

Branson empire reverberates from shock of space-craft crash.
[Space News – 11/06/2014]
Real problem behind Virgin Galactic’s test flight disaster is bad business.
[Space News – 11/05/2014]

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Be A Giant

Friday, November 7th, 2014

I smell the blood of an Englishman,
Be he live, or be he dead
I’ll grind his bones to make my bread.

That’s your new mantra at home — after you buy one of Florian Pucher’s Landcarpets. The carpets are based on actual satellite images. They’re not cheap, but they are unique.

So what do you do with ceilings? A Big Bang Print is probably a good idea. Costs less, too.

WBMSAT News Bits 10/31/2014

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

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New study finds growth of African economies and markets threatened by mobile industry’s drive to access critical C-band satellite spectrum.
[Satellite Markets & Research – 10/29/2014]

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