Galactic Systems LLC is proud to announce the development of our open source space balloon, AstroWhale. The goal of the project is to provide a unique way for students to learn about building spacecraft. AstroWhale, mission one, is being crowdfunded through SpaceLaunchUP. Help us demonstrate the feasibility of this project, by supporting mission one for five dollars and send a message to near-space.
- Galactic Systems CEO, Conor McGibboney, recently gave a lecture on Communication for Engineers to students at Ibero-American University. Ibero-American University has a distinguished list of alumni and is a highly prestigious university located in Mexico City. The students were studying various engineering disciplines such as chemical …Read More »
- NASA in their continued awesomeness is allowing members of the public to have their names etched on a microchip that will go to Mars on the InSight (Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport) lander. The team at JPL is using an electron beam machine, which …Read More »
- In the philosophical work, The Republic, Plato mentions “Astronomy compels the soul to look upward, and leads us from this world to another.” This particular sentence has so much relevance to the aerospace industry. For one, because the industry thrives on reaching challenging goals, new breakthroughs are constantly …Read More »