Space Age Road Rage: Right Of Way Above The Karman Line

On a dark night in 2006 I was bicycle commuting to my office, oblivious to the countless man made objects orbiting in the sky above me at thousands of miles …read more Continue reading Space Age Road Rage: Right Of Way Above The Karman Line

ELSA-d spacecraft captures “space debris” in orbit for the first time

Private orbital debris removal company Astroscale has validated its magnetic capture system that is designed to tackle the problem of space debris. Its End-of-Life Services by Astroscale-demonstration (ELSA-d) servicer satellite managed to capture a si… Continue reading ELSA-d spacecraft captures “space debris” in orbit for the first time

Lockheed Martin develops LINUSS CubeSat to upgrade satellites in orbit

Lockheed Martin is looking to give diminutive CubeSats a pretty big job – regularly updating existing satellite constellations in orbit. Lockheed Martin’s IN-space Upgrade Satellite System (LINUSS) is a new CubeSat family designed to demonstrate techno… Continue reading Lockheed Martin develops LINUSS CubeSat to upgrade satellites in orbit