Wayne Hale's Blog
Wayne Hale is retired from NASA after 32 years. In his career he was the Space Shuttle Program Manager or Deputy for 5 years, a Space Shuttle Flight Director for 40 missions, and is currently a consultant for SAS and full time grandpa.
Virgin Orbit is a company within the Virgin Group which plans to provide launch services for small satellites. The company was formed in 2017 to develop the air-launched LauncherOne rocket, launched from Cosmic Girl, which had previously been a project of Virgin Galactic.
Valgrind is an instrumentation framework for building dynamic analysis tools. There are Valgrind tools that can automatically detect many memory management and threading bugs, and profile your programs in detail. You can also use Valgrind to build new tools.
The Planetary Society' Space Missions
The Planetary Society’s vision is to know the cosmos and our place within it. We follow the world’s space exploration missions and produce news and resources you won’t find anywhere else.
Its main aim is to unify service configuration and behavior across Linux distributions; systemd’s primary component is a “system and service manager”—an init system used to bootstrap user space and manage user processes.
Pioneers of the use of new technologies on satellite products and services – executing market-leading small satellite missions ahead of others, clearly differentiating us from our competitors and satisfying our customers by meeting their expectations.
SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. The company was founded in 2002 to revolutionize space technology, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets.
SpaceWatch.Global (previously SpaceWatch Middle East) is a digital magazine and portal for those interested in space and the far-reaching impact that space developments have.
The Space Safety Coalition (SSC, SpaceSafety.org) is an ad hoc coalition of companies, organizations, and other government and industry stakeholders that actively promotes responsible space safety through the adoption of relevant international standards, guidelines and practices, and the development of more effective space safety guidelines and best practices. Space safety includes physical safety, communications safety and space weather awareness. Physical safety includes avoiding launch and on-orbit collisions, minimization of human casualty from spacecraft or debris reentry, and the long-term sustainability of the space operations environment. Communications safety includes minimizing the incidence and severity of Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) events.
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