DailyDirt: First In Commercial Space...

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The space race used to inspire kids to become astronauts or scientists, but the "race" has slowed down quite a bit over the years. So now, it looks like a lot of the cool stuff going on in the field of aerospace is a bit less remarkable than "putting a man on the moon" or having the first satellite EVER. Those events were really amazing because they had never been done before or even really thought of as possible. Here are just a few recent "firsts" that some commercial space projects are making. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: commercial space, moon ad, rockets, satellites, space, space race
Companies: digitalglobe, otsuka, spacex


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    Anonymous Coward, 12 Sep 2014 @ 9:45am

    Enhance!

    One foot resolution can't read license plates -- has CSI lied to us about the ability to zoom in to reveal any desired detail?

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    phils, 12 Sep 2014 @ 2:02pm

    Ads on the Moon

    An old idea.

    Read Arthur C. Clarke's short story "Venture to the Moon", particularly the section "Watch This Space". It was written circa 1956

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