Satellite

Buzzwords Satellite = an artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication Elsewhere on the Web satview.org n2yo.com Starlink Find visible times findstarlink.com Photobombing Space X Satellites put on a show But also anger astronomers and stargazers Little legal recourse for astronomers concerned …

Moon

Photo: NASA Goddard, Moonshot, 2015 The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth’s only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest natural satellite in the Solar System. Translating Moon Spanish: Luna Anniversary: July 20, 1969 July 20 and looking up at the moon Photos Embedded Tweets China’s Chang’e-4 lands on …

Planet Labs

Elsewhere on the Web Planet Labs – planet.com – is the largest commercial satellite network delivering the only daily global dataset Key Links planet.com @planetlabs Embedded Tweets Planet Labs is a small, private company that manufactures satellites the size of a loaf of bread. Packed with some of the same electronics as smart phones, the …

CubeSat

Buzzwords CubeSat = miniaturized satellite for space research that is made up of multiples of 10×10×10 cm cubic units. CubeSats have a mass of no more than 1.33 kilograms per unit, and often use commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) components for their electronics and structure. NASA: CubeSats now provide a cost effective platform for science investigations, new …

Satellite Event

Buzzwords Satellite Event = Activities or meetings independently organized and conducted in tandem with an official event Not to be confused with events in the satellite industry which are also called ‘satellite events’ Sometimes called ‘parallel event’ or a viewing party Examples tedx sydney right to research Events we wish had satellite events 14th Biodiversity …

Creating Fan Clubs for #WorldHeritage #40whc

I started watching live webcasts of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee meetings just a couple of years ago. Here is the diplomatic process at work on the ground andlivestreaming around the globe. What’s not to like?! I am a fan of world heritage. (Soy un fanatico del patrimonio mundial.) This week UNESCO is holding its current meeting …