Fed2 Star - the newsletter for the space trading game Federation 2

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: February 11, 2018

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: In this week’s Fed2 Star: why the game was down recently, Falcon Heavy rocket launched payload successfully, when to see meteors this year, a satellite thought dead has reanimated, glowing nanoparticles could make trees glow, the birds that were going to attack drones didn’t work out, criminal who faked computer problems to get free equipment faces a thousand years in jail, mobile phone problems were predicted early last century, and the Martian rover Curiosity takes a selfie. Plus Winding Down, the tech newsletter from Alan.

Official News

Apologies for the game outage last week

Real life news: the world’s most powerful rocket sends a car into space

Real life news: 2018’s best meteor showers

Real life news: NASA satellite comes back to life after ten years

Real life news: glowing trees could replace street lamps

Real life news: anti-droid bird squad grounded

Techy criminal of the week: faked equipment problems to get replacements to sell

Cartoon of the week: 1919 strip predicts mobile phones

Picture of the week: Curiosity takes a selfie

Winding Down