New video gives first-person view of what it’s like to be SpinLaunched

SpinLaunch has released on-board footage from its eighth suborbital flight test, giving us a unique opportunity to imagine what it’d be like to be hurled skyward out of a centrifugal accelerator at more than a thousand miles per hour.Continue ReadingCa… Continue reading New video gives first-person view of what it’s like to be SpinLaunched

Mercury Thrusters: A Worldwide Disaster Averted Just In Time

The field of space vehicle design is obsessed with efficiency by necessity. The cost to do anything in space is astronomical, and also heavily tied to launch weight. Thus, any …read more Continue reading Mercury Thrusters: A Worldwide Disaster Averted Just In Time

Hypersonic space cannon promises 10 minutes from ground to orbit

Rockets are expensive, complex, bad for the environment and prone to occasionally exploding – so alternative launch technologies are popping up to reduce their use. We wrote about SpinLaunch’s remarkable kinetic launch system earlier this week, which s… Continue reading Hypersonic space cannon promises 10 minutes from ground to orbit

NASA will test SpinLaunch’s ability to fling satellites into orbit

NASA has signed up to test SpinLaunch’s extraordinary whirl ‘n’ hurl space launch technology, which accelerates a launch vehicle to hypersonic speeds using an electric centrifuge instead of a rocket, hurling it skyward like a space discus.Continue Read… Continue reading NASA will test SpinLaunch’s ability to fling satellites into orbit

Superfast electron rains detected pouring down onto Earth

Researchers at UCLA have discovered a new form of space weather – superfast electron rains that precipitate into the atmosphere from the radiation belts. The team says the events could affect satellites, spacecraft and astronauts, but aren’t accounted … Continue reading Superfast electron rains detected pouring down onto Earth

Could Cloudflare’s Magic Transit network be vulnerable to Starlink?

Cloudflare doesn’t use scrubbing centers in order to prevent latency and also to isolate responses geographically close to their attacks.
30-second magic transit description
This seems to imply that the physical location of the attacking s… Continue reading Could Cloudflare’s Magic Transit network be vulnerable to Starlink?

Could Cloudflare’s Magic Transit network be vulnerable to Starlink?

Cloudflare doesn’t use scrubbing centers in order to prevent latency and also to isolate responses geographically close to their attacks.
30-second magic transit description
This seems to imply that the physical location of the attacking s… Continue reading Could Cloudflare’s Magic Transit network be vulnerable to Starlink?

Are the positions of military/spy/government satellites publicly shown on any websites? [closed]

Me and my friend have been discussing about the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war and he started showing me how all the satellites are aligned and targeted to Ukraine by US intelligence and other government bodies (supposedly, according to that p… Continue reading Are the positions of military/spy/government satellites publicly shown on any websites? [closed]