This episode we talk about: a commercial imaging company exposes military might; a U.S. administration decides to lay down the law; and China launches some satellites unexpectedly.
Intro background music POD Dreams by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2017 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license. dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/56307 Ft: Debbizo, Michael Bacich.
NGA contract with Planet: http://spacenews.com/planet-wins-second-nga-satellite-imagery-contract/
National and Commercial Space Program Act (probably pages 98-99): https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/CRSRA/files/National_and_Commercial_Space_Programs_Act_60101.pdf
NOAA definitions and interpretations: https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/CRSRA/pdf/noaa_jurisdiction_to_license_space_based_remote_sensing_systems_04122017.pdf
Episode 15: Alexa, have FEDOR assassinate John Connor
Episode 14: Looking for launch in all the wrong places
Episode 13: Momo is NOT a Studio Ghibli character
Episode 12: Jakku is a place on Earth
Episode 11: It’s Cubesats All the Way Down!
Episode 10: I know what you did last GDP
Episode 9: It’s red-tape, eh?
Episode 8: Human-rated
Episode 7: The more Air Force people talk, the more things stay the same
Episode 6: The FCC’s CYA with RoE Makes Startups PCS OCONUS FTW
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