InfinitiOne: Launch, landing and beer yeast.

What a ride! Six months in the making, we finally launched our Infiniti One plywood Cubesat on Saturday at 13:00, starting a chase for the High Altitude Balloon that carried it 326.86 km from The...

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Strat-sat progress: camera rig

“Pictures, or it didn’t happen!”, so the saying goes. Same applies to our Mission, and we set out to design and build the carrier box to protect the cubesat, and the rig that will...

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Start-ups and Accessibility to Space at the World AI Summit

I was invited by Spacefluencers to join them in a round table at the World AI Summit Amsterdam 2021 to talk about my experience in getting a start-up off the ground and achieving results with minimal...

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Design Thinking and Smallsat constellation business opportunities

“What is a Smallsat constellation, and what can we do with it?” Combining my love for Space and my expertise in business transformation was an opportunity I could not pass, so...

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The world is my oyster

I got a DNA test done just for kicks, and I got results back! Not totally surprising, once I got through them… but fascinating nonetheless. To make some sense of it, I made up a little story as...

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Henk and the COVID Vaccine Tattoo Band-aids

I met Dutch tattoo artist celebrity Hank Schiffmacher (aka Hanky Panky) in 2012, when Joost van Praag Sigaar and I were freelancing as advertising creatives, and pitched him a few creative...

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Arduino: Processing, et tu?

I remember tinkering with Processing when it came out; and sometime around 2002-2007 I joined a workshop with world-renown Tomato Design Collective to create ‘reality scanners’, in which...

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3D Cubesat Structure designs

I have no patience, so when it was time to get my 2D designs into 3D, I was looking for something fast. Many years ago I knew how to use Maya, and I had started learning Blender, Solidworks, CATIA...

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Cosmos – Possible Worlds

I just watched the first two episodes of Cosmos season 2 (or 3, if you count the original Carl Sagan series). Here’s some of the questions it triggered: Do animals “art”?I’m...

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Space Mining The High Frontier

Event by SpaceTech Analytics Today I attended an event on Space Mining. “Space Mining The High Frontier” is an upcoming conference taking place on July 28, 2021 (5 pm – 8:30 pm,...

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