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

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: July 19, 2015

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: display issues in Alan’s new code fixed fast, server to get security updates with possible downtime, amazing Pluto images as New Horizons flies past, Mars Trek website lets you explore Mars, new satellite will be able to change its function, more good news for heavy metal fans, amazing Earth pictures from new Japanese satellite, a quicker way to make toast, and a picture of a photographer on the edge of a volcano under the milky way. Plus Winding Down, Alan’s technical newsletter.

Official News

As expected, Alan’s new code had some display problems, but they were fixed fast

Security updates mean our server may go down briefly on Monday

New Horizons arrived at Pluto

Real life news: explore Mars from the comfort of your own home

Real life news: new configurable satellite to be developed in the UK

Real life news: see, I told you heavy metal was good for you

On the web: Japan’s new Earth orbit satellite takes amazing pictures of our planet

Gadget of the week: the toasting knife

Picture of the week: the ultimate selfie, with volcano and stars

Winding Down