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April 8, 2019

Russian GPS spoofing

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 2:15 pm
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The Russians have been engaging in GPS signal manipulation for some time now.  The Norwegians have been complaining about it in northern Norway.  I suspect that in this case it is part of security measures, which may say a lot about how safe Putin feels.

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March 29, 2019

Indian ASAT

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:45 am
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It appears that India has joined the ASAT club.  Next to nukes, IMHO, having an ASAT capability will come to define what is a first rate military power in the future.  I predict that in the not too distant future, we’ll see a war where the participants go after each others satellites.

February 4, 2019

Cool space website

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:50 pm
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This is the website for the Hayabusa II.  No, not the Ki-43, but the Japanese asteroid exploration satellite.   It is a neat site.  In a modeling related tie-in, there is a 32nd scale kit of the Hayabusa II.  (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

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