0:00 Blue Origin.... that relates... to SpaceX 2:45 SpaceX had like 7000 satellites 6:00 Now, they want to launch closer to the earth. The reason you launch them higher, is not because of the performance, generally, the performance degrades, because...
0:00 Blue Origin.... that relates... to SpaceX
2:45 SpaceX had like 7000 satellites
6:00 Now, they want to launch closer to the earth. The reason you launch them higher, is not because of the performance, generally, the performance degrades, because the physics is such that the further we away from the Earth, that you know, the lower the signal, the less resolution your cameras have all that stuff.
7:00 titanium valves and things like really dense stuff sometimes make it to the surface, stainless steel tanks
7:12 when you get a satellite operator license through US government, if your commercial, they go through debris analysis of your of your satellite to make sure that stuff won't survive, you know, it's like circuit boards, and that there's this thing called the ballistic coefficient. So they just kind of float like paper, because they've got a very high ballistic coefficient, but, you know, rocks and chunks of metals tend to survive.
7:45 is it just gonna be raining this shit?
8:09 What about space tourism? Is it going to be like the Schwarzenegger movie? Total Recall?
CEO & Co-Founder
Jim Cantrell is the CEO & Co-Founder of Phantom Space, a company democratizing access to space by building mass-manufactured rockets, satellites, and space propulsion systems.
Prior to Phantom, Jim was a founding team member and Vice President of Business at SpaceX, with internet pioneer Elon Musk, where he helped develop technical concepts, markets, and overall corporate and product development strategy. His career also includes assignments at the French Space Agency CNES, the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, and includes the founding of several entrepreneurial space startups and teams, such as Moon Express, StratSpace, and Vintage Exotics Competition Engineering. StratSpace worked on nearly 50 successful space missions and satellite programs, and as acquired by Phantom.
Jim received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Utah State University, he also worked as a research engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Here, he worked on Mars exploration technologies, including several Mars rover missions.
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