How to Build a $100 Million Satellite

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Shared August 21, 2018

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Tutorial not clear enough, accidentally built nuclear warhead instead. disliked

1 year ago | [YT] | 1,466

Andrew Farrell

Aw, I was hoping you had a link for 10% off a manufacturing and deploy contract with SSL

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I still don’t understand the difference between Brilliant and Skill Share, especially since it seems like every educational channel is sponsored by both.

1 year ago | [YT] | 1,400


How to build a $100M satellite: very carefully

1 year ago | [YT] | 2,925


Ah finally! These are the Ikea instructions I've been missing all this time

1 year ago | [YT] | 1,788

Dmitri Pejakovich

Elon Musk wants to know your Location

1 year ago | [YT] | 1,190


Surprisingly, airports are only featured for a few seconds in this video!

1 year ago | [YT] | 289

Alex Deleeck

Acoustic test: blasts satellite with Africa by Toto

1 year ago | [YT] | 55


"How to Build an $100 Million Satellite" Start with 100 million.

1 year ago | [YT] | 347


From the title I expected a Soviet tutorial on how to build up the Polish state after '45 ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

1 year ago | [YT] | 650

Ban All Pineapples

You would need a "small loan of a 100 million dollars"

1 year ago | [YT] | 710


How to learn how robots work:
Proposed method: Brilliant
Really useful method: KSP


1 year ago | [YT] | 131


You go to Brilliant or alternatively get Kerbal Space Program to learn more about satellites

1 year ago | [YT] | 133


0/10 I watched the entire video and still don’t know how to build a $100 million satellite.

1 year ago | [YT] | 15


When will Wendover visit Dover?

1 year ago | [YT] | 301

Cojoe3 Official

Thank you, now my broke ass can build a satellite.

1 year ago | [YT] | 88

King Ethelbert of Kent

Artillery Only

1 year ago | [YT] | 29

ryan m

“Vacuum of space, you know 10 to the -5 tor” yeah what she said...

5 months ago | [YT] | 4

Ashwin Mohan

Brilliant may be good at it, but for most people I would recommend Kerbal Space Program. You can learn all about orbits and much more. Its a scaled-down version of real solar system (although with mods you can get the real deal). Its really fun, and you can make your own rockets and satellites to learn about space travel. I love it and Im addicted to it, but be warned its not easy!

1 year ago | [YT] | 85

Elijah Martin

just looked into ssl and apperently they dont pay their employees very well. seems a lot of people have a bit of mixed feelings about the company.

10 months ago | [YT] | 6