Space Debris discussion with Nobu Okada
Space Debris discussion with Nobu OkadaWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Astroscale will tackle the problem of space debris with its ADRAS satellite; gluing debris to smaller catcher satellites.”
Cleaning up space junk
Sticky micro satellites might be the solution to the growing number of space debris. Watch Nobu Okada explain the ambitious plans of Astroscale for removing satellite shards and other objects floating around in Lower Earth Orbit (LEO).
ESA Euronews: Growing food in space
ESA Euronews: Growing food in spaceWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “How to grow food in space? Some more information about this tricky, but not impossible process.”
Growing food in space
“When it comes to fertilizer, the space tomatoes will be watered by a natural by-product of astronauts.” Ehm. Interesting. However, future space exploration demands these solutions to produce food in the nothingness of space.
Moon VillageWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “A moon village - 'The next logical step' according to the European Space Agency.”
A village on the Moon
While Mars is a priority for many space exploration agencies, the European Space Agency (ESA) turns towards the Moon. The ‘moon village’ is to become a global project, by sharing knowledge and technologies with other space agencies.
SunCube miniature satellites
SunCube miniature satellitesWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “Presenting ‘SunCube’ – world's smallest satellite (weighing 35-100 grams). Affordable access to space for everyone.”
World’s smallest satellite
The Arizona State University pushes the boundaries of space exploration with the SunCube, a miniature satellite weighing between 35 and 100 grams. Measuring only 3 centimeters across, it is still capable of carrying instruments such as cameras, power systems, computers and a fully-functioning radio.
Homemade Spacecraft - Space Balloon
Homemade Spacecraft - Space BalloonWHY SHOULD YOU WATCH THIS? “A DIY must-see classic: the Homemade Spacecraft / Space Balloon. It inspires you to start building and experimenting yourself :-)”
A homemade spacecraft
It’s an oldie, but even after six years time this is still an impressive feat! Watch filmmaker and self taught engineer Luke Geissbühler and his son fly their homemade space ballon into the upper stratosphere.