satellites

internet of thingsAliena and NuSpace work on Nanosat Avionics for Autonomous Constellations

Aliena and NuSpace announced collaboration plans to build and demonstrate an integrated avionics suite. The avionic suite will address the demands in the nanosatellite market for constellation management systems. Two local Singapore space companies will work together to develop and …

satellitesSpaceX Successfully Launches 60 More Starlink Satellites

SpaceX had its third launch of Starlink satellites from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Following stage separation, SpaceX will land Falcon 9’s first stage on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship, …

iranUSA Seems to Have Upgraded Assassination Technologies

The USA has had drone and airstrike capabilities for over two decades but the quality of recent US assassinations suggests improved long-term target tracking. This is likely due to a combination of AI, big data and improved imaging and regular …

china35 Year Satellite Time Lapse of Chinese and US Cities and Dubai

Google Earth Timelapse (https://earthengine.google.com/timelapse/) lets you view all the locations on earth to see how they have changed over the last 35 years. The San Francisco Bay Area Las Vegas You can also look at glaciers. Brian Wang Brian Wang is …

citiesA Hyper-Connected World With 25 Times Faster Travel Will Triple the World Economy

Nextbigfuture has looked at the likely future of SpaceX up to 2030 and now recaps the view to 2030 and extends the view to 2050. The Mars aspect of SpaceX future impact will be less important than how 25X the …

imagingMapping the Living World: Soar Takes Flight

In the digital age, we’re better connected than ever before. But until now, a curious blind spot has existed in terms of how well we’re connected to the ground beneath our feet. While Google Maps ostensibly lets us view the …

air forceSpaceX Starlink $28 Million Air Force Contract Has Delivered 610 Mbps to Military Plane

SpaceX Starlink communication satellite features are being tested by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory under the Global Lightning program. SpaceX received a $28 million contract to test over the next three years to test Starlink broadband services with the …

futureAnimation of 42,000 Starlink Satellites

SpaceX is developing a low latency, broadband internet system to meet the needs of consumers across the globe. They have a Starlink.com website. Enabled by a constellation of low Earth orbit satellites, Starlink will provide fast, reliable internet to populations …

broadbandElon Musk Tweets Over Starlink and SpaceX Targets Mid-2020 for Starlink Broadband Service

Elon Musk has successfully used Starlink satellites to send some twitter messages. SpaceX president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell said Oct. 22. that SpaceX will start offering broadband service in the United States via its Starlink constellation in mid-2020. …

businessFuture of SpaceX Starlink and Starships

SpaceX has submitted requests to add 30,000 satellites for Starlink 3.0. They had 20 filings to the ITU (International Telecommunications for 1,500 satellites apiece in various low Earth orbits. SpaceX had originally filed for an initial Starlink network of 4425 …