Hacking…. Hacking Satellites.?

Space is open for business. In recent years we have seen the explosion of private corporations, governments, academia, and hobbyists engaging in space research and development. These organizations are moving faster than ever before. The original space shuttle took about 14 years to design and build before it was operational (which is pretty dang fastContinue reading “Hacking…. Hacking Satellites.?”

So You Want to Build a CubeSat?

Well… it’s not going to be easy, but with the right team, preparation, and funding it is doable and will give you incredible experience with working on space systems. Satellites are extremely expensive. Weather satellites can cost approximately $290 million, spy satellites can cost upwards of $100 million, and this is for the components alone.Continue reading “So You Want to Build a CubeSat?”