Space

Space

Space Architecture

The Space Architecture Design Studio is a collaboration between MIT Architecture, the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the MIT Media Lab. This course brings together designers and engineers to plan, build and test habitats for extreme weather environments such as the moon.

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Developer Interesting Space

The code behind the Apollo moon landing … was perfect

In this video Code Munchies briefly talks about the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) and its role in the 1969 moon landing. I talk about the AGC’s modular assembly code, showing its organized structure and efficiency. It shows how user-centric design and robust error handling still apply to modern software engineering.

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Space

What Happened To SpinLaunch & The Orbital Accelerator?

This video is from TheSpaceBucket. Almost one year ago was the last time we got a big update from SpinLaunch on their unique launch prototype. Specifically, on September 27th, 2022, SpinLaunch completed its 10th suborbital test flight using its suborbital accelerator. This test was considered a success by the company and was quite a big […]

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Robotics

Experience Japan’s Largest Robot Exhibition – IREX 2023!

One of the world’s most interesting and largest robotics trade fairs, IREX 2023, took place in Tokyo, Japan, at the Big Sight exhibition center. This year, more than 650 companies from all over the world presented their developments at the exhibition. The theme of the exhibition “Sustainable society created by robotics” corresponds exactly to the […]

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Maker Space

Can You Get Satellite Data With An Umbrella?

This video is from saveitforparts. .Here it is, the challenge nobody asked for! Can I get L-band satellite data using an umbrella covered in foil tape? It turns out, yes I can! I was able to download images and weather data from GOES-East, NOAA satellites, and Russian METEOR satellites. I also got a little bit […]

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Solar

Innovative Solar Power Generator – Portable & Quiet Energy

This video is from Exploring Alternatives. In this video we’re checking out a portable solar power generator prototype that has 3 kW of solar panels integrated into the walls of a covered trailer. Inside there’s a battery bank, a charge controller, and an inverter, as well as some electrical outlets to make charging easy. This […]

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Science

Climate Scientist Boasts About Fudging Own Paper

Sabine Hossenfelder talks about a bubble of galaxies, a climate scientist who made his own paper worse, double magic oxygen, a chemical reaction slowed down 100 billion times, Maxwell’s demon in biology, intelligent life on earth, the launch of a new X-ray space mission, drone racing, and of course the telephone will ring.

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Space

How We Lost & Found Voyager 2!

Marion Kerr discusses how we briefly lost and re-established contact with Voyager 2, the incredible space probe that’s been traveling…for 46 years!

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Space

Aeolus Crashes Back to Earth!

Marion Kerr  discusses the “assisted crash” of the Aeolus satellite back to Earth and why this crash was never designed to happen.

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