Don’t we know far too little about the last stage of a satellite’s life? OxidanSky mustered our investigative skills and leading-edge tracking technology to find out about deorbits. … Read More Dancing Into The Dark
Boltonov was in the mood again: He quickly built a prototype of our new Suborbital Space Glider, this one called “SSG Flight Director”. We can’t (but will have to) wait to do the first launch tests with it. We had a lot of fun discussing wicked ways of what to do with it! We’ll keep… Read More The future of OxidanSky?
In our aSpIrM project we try to emulate the launches of IridiumNEXT with SpaceX. This of course includes keeping track of their new developments, e.g. the Iridium-6 rideshare. We solved this by launching a hosted payload, Tiny Shiny Guy, on aSpIrM-2. Next in line were SpaceX’s plans to recover their fairings. So we needed to… Read More Mr. Steven Gadget
Are you a space-loving musician? Become part of our aSpIrM-2 mission by contributing the send-off song for the launch! Find out more … … Read More Send-off song contest
The maiden flight of the Falcon Heavy was such a mindblowing and epic event that we’re having a hard – or should we say – heavy time getting back to normal. It’s a weird mix of feeling elated and exhausted at the same time, the world not being the same as it was before. Head… Read More The Falcon Heavy Blues
One day we went for a walk around OxidanSky headquarters (yes, we walk, in herds with all of our nerds) and literally stumbled across a remarkable object. Being the awesome experts we are, we immediately knew that it was a satellite that had re-entered the night before. Even more so, we quickly categorized it as… Read More Satellite of love
With all our missions, it is important to us to have good documentation. Why? Because it’s much more fun if other people can watch the whole craziness as well. While we think truly big (the sky is definitely not the limit of Aleks Vansky’s mind), we prefer to start very small (we’re humble creatures, apart… Read More Testing of launch cameras