look at the Database section by clicking on the top menu. The database includes: more than 900 operational satellites,  approximately 150 launchers,  all spaceport from where the satellites were launched,  nearly 400 key stakeholders in the sector.

Link of the week: Daniel Goldin’s lecture

July 2nd, 2010

In a very smart lecture former NASA administrator Daniel Goldin shares with the audience important aspects of his experience.

Goldin speaks about problem solving when dealing with revolutionary technological change, presenting different approaches for addressing what appear to be impossible problems to solve. The lecture’s title is “A Fire to be [...]

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How many GPS satellites?

May 14th, 2010

Currently the scenario is as follows.

USA: 31 NAVSAT GPS satellites are operational – to be modernized;

Russia: 21 GLONASS satellites are operational (+ 2 spares) – to be increased;

Tags: CDGPS, COMPASS, EGNOS, GALILEO, GLONASS, GPS, IRNSS, MSAS, OmniSTAR, QZSS, StarFire., WAAS
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Global change and the satellites

March 17th, 2010

There is a common agreement on the global warming, i.e. the average increase of world temperature in the last few decades. The debate is on the causes, whether it is an anthropogenic climate change or not.

Tags: Anthropogenic, Climate change, Climate Change: The Ipcc Response Strategies, Environment, Global warming, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, United Nations
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NASA and social networks: twitter

March 10th, 2010

Following the previous article I tried to trace the NASA twitter channels.
I have found and “followed” 4:

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Aerospace and social networks: examples

March 9th, 2010

In view of a dedicated page in the “Media” menu of the site, here are some links to aerospace sites that use the social networking of Web 2.0.

Did you know that NASA has his main twitter with almost 300.000 (three hundred thousand) follower?

Tags: Canadian Space Agency, European Space Agency, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, nasa, North American Aerospace Defense Command, Social network service, Social Networking, space agencies, twitter, web 2.0, youtube
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