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January 17, 2022

Kratos

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:36 pm
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This company has come from nowhere to be the huge player in the UAV market.  They are doing some amazing things, and I suspect that we don’t know the half of what they are really doing.  Latest here.

January 11, 2022

Way to go ESA

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:21 pm
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It looks like the James Webb telescope launch last week will be in service much longer than expected thanks to the ESA’s Ariane 5’s efficiency. Story here.  (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

January 10, 2022

Missile torpedoes

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:33 pm
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Who would have thought there are missile launched torpedoes?  India has them now.

December 22, 2021

This is worth watching

Filed under: General,Politics — dknights @ 3:28 pm
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December 9, 2021

UFOs and government

Filed under: Politics,Technology — dknights @ 5:19 pm
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This column doesn’t exactly inspire confidence.

December 2, 2021

Well, this is good news

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 2:34 pm
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First orbital Starship test in January.

November 23, 2021

Interesting USAF developments

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:11 am
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Story here.  I wonder how much is already operational that we are not aware of?

October 29, 2021

How many times do I have to say it?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:43 pm
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China is serious about space.  We need to get serious too.  Thank God for Elon Musk. ( post in memory of Mike Nofsinger, who would be pulling his hair out over this, if he had any left. 🙂  )

October 26, 2021

A private space station

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:23 pm
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Blue Origin is touting plans for a private space station for research and tourism.  I can see a demand for this, especially for countries without a space program who still want to conduct space based micro-gravity experiments. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

October 18, 2021

China’s new weapon?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:48 pm
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Is it even a weapon?  Sadly, I despair that the US will get serious about military and technology development.

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