Rocket Lab Launches Synspective’s First SAR Satellite

VIA SATELLITE – DEC 15, 2020 Synspective is working to build a constellation of 30 Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) satellites to provide geospatial intelligence. SAR satellites can capture imagery at night and through clouds. Synspective is one of Japan’s highest-funded startups, the company has raised just under $100 million, having completed a Series A round…

Space tourism: with Elon Musk’s SpaceX sending first civilians into low-Earth orbit this year, ambitious plans are being hatched

South China Morning Post, 18 April 2021 Many of us fantasise about boldly going to explore the final frontier but, despite decades of blue-sky thinking, space tourism has largely remained the stuff of science fiction. Now, though, the race for space is heating up as several aeronautical tourism projects near fruition. They promise to offer…