Feeds

Peer 1 Hosting puts up for Reg space mission

Vulture 1 gets backing

Top three mobile application threats

Site News International managed hosting provider, PEER 1 Hosting, today announces its sponsorship of the UK’s Next Space programme which will witness the exciting launch of a high-tech paper plane, named Vulture 1, into space.

PARIS: Sponsored by Peer 1The mission is set for take-off in Summer 2010. The Paper Aircraft Released Into Space (PARIS) programme, inspired by Robert Harrison's Icarus and the Cambridge University Spaceflight, aims to restore national pride in space exploration by setting the longest paper plane flight ever recorded. The PEER 1 Hosting sponsored aircraft will be lifted into the stratosphere where it will be released and history made.

The aircraft’s design still remains a top secret but what is certain is that it will carry a miniature camera, the Flycam, which will provide spectacular shots during its flight. It will also be equipped with a GPS system to track its progress and ensure its safe recovery and return.

Dominic Monkhouse, Managing Director, PEER 1 Hosting commented; "It is a huge privilege to be involved in such a ground-breaking programme. PEER 1 Hosting is all about innovation, doing things better and delivering outstanding performance, so we see significant parallels with the quality, engineering and excitement surrounding the Vulture 1 Mission.”

Phillip Mitchell, Operations Director of The Register said: “This is a truly exciting mission and is all about pushing the boundaries of space exploration. We are delighted that PEER 1 Hosting has come on board and with their support and enthusiasm we are sure to make this mission a success.”

For those wanting to follow the Vulture 1 mission, updates including design details of the aircraft will be regularly published on PEER 1’s blog, http://www.peer1hosting.co.uk/blog. ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
KILLER SPONGES menacing California coastline
Surfers are safe, crustaceans less so
Opportunity selfie: Martian winds have given the spunky ol' rover a spring cleaning
Power levels up 70 per cent as the rover keeps on truckin'
LOHAN and the amazing technicolor spaceplane
Our Vulture 2 livery is wrapped, and it's les noix du mutt
Liftoff! SpaceX Falcon 9 lifts Dragon on third resupply mission to ISS
SpaceX snaps smartly into one-second launch window
KILLER ROBOTS, DNA TAMPERING and PEEPING CYBORGS: the future looks bright!
Americans optimistic about technology despite being afraid of EVERYTHING
R.I.P. LADEE: Probe smashes into lunar surface at 3,600mph
Swan dive signs off successful science mission
Discovery time for 200m WONDER MATERIALS shaved from 4 MILLENNIA... to 4 years
Alloy, Alloy: Boffins in speed-classification breakthrough
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.