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Iridium Pager Hacking @ 31C3

When you're at this year's Chaos Communication Congress (31C3) and interested in RF/satellite hacking, you should make sure to find your way to Saal 1 on Day 2 at 16:45 (localtime) to enjoy Sec/schneider's talk about Iridium Pager Hacking. After seeing xfce-planet in action @MUCCC, Sec used it to create this awesome timelapse video for more presentation eye-candy, showing all Iridium satellite positions and orbits. Very nice idea indeed!

SpaceX Starlink Constellation Video

Latest Visualization of SpaceX Starlink Orbit Conestellation. Please enjoy. spacex starlink skytrain satellite xplanet xfce-planet

SpaceX Starlink Constellation Video

Following the latest SpaceX Starlink Mission launch of Group 7 of the Starlink constellation, here's a new visualization, this time as a video. It should be noted that this is not some “artist rendering” but showing the real orbital movement of 2020-04-24 beginning at about 1830 UTC with 12x speed, including the new, still tightly packed Group 7 “Skytrain”:

SpaceX Starlink Skytrain Prediction

After a long time, xfce-planet received some overhaul. ISS station mapping was fixed and SpaceX's Starlink Constellation was added right after the last launch of another 60 new satellites: [SpaceX Starlink Skytrain in xfce-planet] If SpaceX will be as successful with Starlink as they have shown themselves to be with introducing a new era of spaceflight and rocket engineering (Falcon Series) in general, Starlink may become a great low latency internet solution for many people in rural and other…

SpaceX Starlink V1 L7 Launch & Orbit Video

Here is the latest Video of the SpaceX Starlink documentation series: Starlink V1 L7 launch (2020-06-04) highlights and the new Orbit Constellation Visualization as of 2020-06-07. This batch includes another special type of Starlink satellite, marked with the additional designator VISORSAT. Please enjoy and share if you like it.

SpaceX Starlink V1 L8 Orbit Visualization

Here is the latest Video of the SpaceX Starlink documentation series: Starlink V1 L8 was launched on 2020-06-13 and this is the new Orbit Constellation Visualization as of 2020-06-14. Please enjoy and share if you like it. spacex starlink skytrain satellite xplanet xfce-planet