Applied Technotopia

We scan the digital environment to examine the leading trends in emerging technology today to know more about future.

We have added a few indices around the site. Though we look to the future, we need to keep an eye on the present as well:

Recent Tweets @leerobinsonp

Zombiesats - reusing space junk.


DARPA Makes First Award in Phoenix “ZombieSat” Program |

The DARPA Tactical Technology Office (TTO) has announced that NovaWurks, Inc. has been awarded a portion of the Phoenix Technologies contract to develop and demonstrate technologies to copperatively harvest and re-use valuable components from retired, non-operating satellites in geosynchronous orbit (GEO). The project will also demonstrate the ability to create new space systems at greatly reduced costs.

The $2.8M contract is the first of many such projects that NovaWurks will receive in this the companies first year of operation.

“We are so pleased to begin our first year with such a significant project. We were confident that with our unique process of affordably developing and delivering space systems, and with our extraordinary team of engineers we could out perform our competition,” said Talbot Jaeger, NovaWurks Chief Technologist and Founder.

Phoenix seeks to demonstrate around-the-clock, globally persistent communication capability for warfighters more economically, by robotically removing and re-using GEO-based space apertures and antennas from decommissioned satellites in the graveyard or disposal orbit. The Phoenix program envisions developing a new class of small ‘Satlets’, or nano satellites, which could be sent to the GEO region more economically as a “ride along” on a commercial satellite launch, and then attached to the antenna of a non-operational cooperating satellite robotically, essentially creating a new space system. continue reading

(via itsfullofstars)

  1. rotting-vomit reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  2. adrianinspace reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  3. relunrelated reblogged this from troythulu
  4. troythulu reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  5. niikiibii reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  6. exmilitary reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  7. melvillemifunemtumekonigsberg reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  8. yuruyurau reblogged this from do-nothing
  9. katakori reblogged this from do-nothing
  10. interglacial reblogged this from do-nothing
  11. nothhin reblogged this from do-nothing
  12. do-nothing reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  13. thestarsbeckon reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  14. clatko reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  15. paradoxicalparadigms reblogged this from logicianmagician
  16. silenteccentricity reblogged this from logicianmagician and added:
    Considering I work with developing satellite technologies, every day, and get to see the process of and effort that goes...
  17. logicianmagician reblogged this from futurist-foresight
  18. profesormoriarty reblogged this from starstuffblog
  19. hi0im0liran reblogged this from joshbyard
  20. exgynocraticgrrl reblogged this from joshbyard
  21. joshbyard reblogged this from futurist-foresight and added:
    DARPA Makes First Award in Phoenix “ZombieSat” Program (via DARPA Makes First Award in Phoenix “ZombieSat” Program ht...
  22. starstuffblog reblogged this from itsfullofstars
  23. lenon01 reblogged this from futurist-foresight
  24. rawls111616 reblogged this from itsfullofstars