An emerging industry within the space community is trying to make launching a satellite a little less petrifying for operators. Known as satellite servicing, the business revolves around creating bots that can meet up with broken satellites in orbit to repair them, refuel them, or place them in orbits where they can last for many more years. These bots can also be used as garbage disposal units. They can nudge dead satellites closer to Earth where they get swallowed up by our planet’s atmosphere and meet a fiery end. Our latest Verge Science video explores what technologies are needed for satellite servicing and how it will work.
Calvary has officially moved to include Chromebooks. Dell 3100's and 3400's have been given to all 6th graders as well as some 7th and 8th grade students. All other 6-8th graders are using Dell Latitude PC's running Neverware's CloudReady Chrome OS. This blog is being created for me by a 6th grader who loves making sure I am "doing things right."