Space exploration

Elon Musk takes power in space with satellites

The commercial rush to establish a territory in space takes place at much lower elevations and in considerably higher quantities. The Federal Communications Commission last week authorized SpaceX to fly 4,400 Starlink satellites about 550 kilometers above Earth, compared to 36,000 kilometers of stationary orbiting satellites. Amazon has the power …

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Andy Thomas: Adelaide’s own astronaut

Seeing Earth from space “makes you an environmentalist,” says former NASA astronaut Andy Thomas. Thomas, from Adelaide, has completed four space missions, spending around six months in space, much of which in Russia. Mir space station. He describes what it’s like to have such a different perspective – it’s been …

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