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The Great Mauritian Satellite Dish Revolt

The Mauritian government was making it illegal to import a satellite dish, however, they hadn’t said anything about building your own. Reflecting on this little bit of legal hairsplitting, retired airline mechanic Jaques Gentil laughs, “I love a challenge. This was an opportunity for me to do something."

May 30, 2023

SETI Scientists to Devise Plan for Lunar Listening Station

A SETI listening station on the moon was always thought to be impossible due to the obscene price tag of lunar missions. Now, commercial spaceflight is reducing the costs of bringing a payload to the moon and fueling a renaissance in lunar astronomy.

May 23, 2023

A Jungle Prison Becomes a Spaceport

If you wake up on the Salvation Islands, a jungle oasis off the coast of the city of Kourou, French Guiana, then you are a stone’s throw away from an active spaceport. And a rocket launch might be imminent.

May 16, 2023

A Rocket Photographer Shoots New York

Following the explosive launch of Starship Super Heavy, Supercluster photographer Erik Kuna left Starbase for New York City to teach a class on photography. We asked him to shoot the Big Apple while in town.

May 9, 2023

The Glass Half-Full Starship Test

Did SpaceX fail its larger objectives during the Starship Super Heavy flight test? Yes. Did they accelerate the program by further proving flight systems and gathering critical launch data? Also, Yes.

April 25, 2023

Capturing the First Flight of Starship Super Heavy

Supercluster photographers Erik Kuna and Jenny Hautmann capture the Earth-shaking liftoff of the largest vehicle to ever fly.

April 25, 2023