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

The weekly newsletter for Fed2
by ibgames

EARTHDATE: June 5, 2016

Fed2 Star Index

In this week’s Fed2 Star: download a new version of FedTerm which fixes some bugs, how to find your FedTerm f-keys, new space habitat inflates successfully, the self-immolating solar power plant, Google patent for sticky cars, stupid selfie tourist smashes statue, the next decade of humans in space, why people make sure everything goes wrong eventually, and a picture of massive canyon on Mars. Plus Alan’s tech newsletter, Winding Down.

Official News

FedTerm bugs fixed, new version available

Where does FedTerm store my stuff?

Real life news: inflatable space habitat inflates on second try

Real life news: solar power station sets fire to itself

Real life news: Google’s sticky cars could prevent fatal injuries to pedestrians

Dumb tourist of the week: statue destroyed by selfie

On the web: exciting human space missions in the next decade

Video of the week: why the Peter Principle makes everything fail

Picture of the week: the Martian Grand Canyon

Winding Down