Rockets and satellites are shedding metal into the atmosphere

Posted in Science on 26th Oct, 2023
by Alex Muller

The presence of those metals could change the chemistry of the stratosphere.

College Students Built A Satellite Powered By AA Batteries

Posted in Science on 20th Mar, 2023
by Alex Muller

Since tracking began in late May 2022, the students' satellite has already lowered down to 470 kilometers-well below its fellow rocketmates aboard the Falcon 9, which remain around 500 kilometers high.

Modern satellites are shaping the course of climate science

Posted in Science on 27th Nov, 2022
by Alex Muller

By tracking things like changes in sea ice coverage or the mass of ice sheets, scientists can get an idea of how the Earth's climate is changing, and what course it might take into the future.

Sfera Technologies Startup Interview

Posted in Hardware, Interviews, Science on 4th Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Sfera Technologies is a startup to enable satellite data to get back to Earth and be used as soon as it's needed.

Laser Power Beaming Between Satellites by 2025

Posted in Hardware, Science on 28th Feb, 2022
by Alex Muller

"We have seen the benefits of powering satellites by laser which enables smaller satellites, simpler systems and fewer resources, whilst performing more work to help us understand our planet better."