Articles and links with interesting ideas
The following was transplanted from NSNYC's Asana:
Sidney N. Nakahodo Hey guys,
Great article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/satellites/9-earthimaging-startups-to-watch
A big thing seems to be finding uses for high quality images. Uses mentioned in the article:
- agriculture (modeling, prediction)
- weather forecasting
- natural disaster recovery
- airplane and ship tracking
Any other ideas?
Monday at 12:22pm •
Sidney N. Nakahodo A directory of ways to participate in space exploration:
(suggested by Sean)
Monday at 12:25pm • You
Sidney N. Nakahodo Opportunity to launch something into space this year!
Tuesday at 12:58am •
Sidney N. Nakahodo The Entrepreneur magazine cover story about the space industry:
Tuesday at 3:30pm • You
Michael Mooring - PongSat Parts: http://www.pongsatparts.com/
- Sol-X: http://www.solarsystemexpress.com/
- JP-Aerospace: http://www.jpaerospace.com/combination_9.htm
JP-A's vision is little known but it is awesome. The book is a great read. Recommended.
Thursday at 9:16pm • Sidney N
Michael Mooring That was a great article Sidney N. Nakahodo. Had no idea Skybox sold already. Doesn't change my idea about starting out with making the Outernet receivers though.
There is also the Google Lunar X-Prize: http://lunar.xprize.org/
and DeepSpace Industries: http://deepspaceindustries.com/
I had the chance to interview the LunarLion X-Prize team earlier this year a… See More
Thursday at 10:45pm • Sidney N
Sidney N. Nakahodo Great suggestions Mike. Skybox could be a good source of inspiration for us, as their project seems to have been motivated by a startup competition as well.
Yesterday at 12:58am • You
Sidney N. Nakahodo The Pongsat images are amazing!
Yesterday at 1:04am •
Michael Mooring Here's an awesome animate by TheVerge about going to mars:
Yesterday at 3:30am • Sidney N
Sidney N. Nakahodo Great article at The Economist (June 2014).
In a sub-section entitled "the nanosat wars" they say:
- More development in communications equipment and investment in ground stations would improve things.