Lonestar to Place Data Centers on the Moon

Data center on the moon. (Credit: Lonestar Data Holdings)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 19, 2022 (Lonestar Data PR) — Lonestar Data Holdings Inc. announced today that it is launching a series of data centers to the lunar surface and has contracted for its first two missions to the lunar surface and for the build of its first data services payload, the first data center to the Moon.

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The Edge of the Cloud is Now in Space

Lonestar successfully completes data storage and edge processing test as part of the first ever software defined payload sent to the International Space Station

St. Petersburg, Fla., February 3, 2022 (Lonestar Data Holdings PR) — Lonestar Data Holdings Inc. (Lonestar) announces the first ever software defined payload sent to the International Space Station (ISS) enabling successful data storage and edge processing tests on the ISS. 

The first software defined payload was sent to the ISS December 17th 2021. Crucially, it leveraged existing hardware on the ISS retasking an existing computer server on board to become an edge of network node. The server was reconfigured to launch a Canonical Ubuntu virtual machine that stored data and ran an application that blockchained the results, which were sent back to Earth.  

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Institute of Space Commerce Announces Its Awardees for Space Commerce Events and Film 2021

AUSTIN, Texas, January 31, 2022 (Institute of Space Commerce PR) — In the science fiction movie category, the Institute of Space Commerce (ISC) has the pleasure to announce “Don’t Look Up” as the best space motion picture entertainment of 2021.

“Dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program, and if we become extinct because we don’t have a space program, it will serve us right.” quoted Larry Niven, renowned SciFi author and Patron of the Institute of Space Commerce.

“Don’t Look Up” showed us just that. Its exaggerated portrayal of human selfishness and ignorance against

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New U.S. Institute of Space Commerce Launches

AUSTIN, Texas, December 16, 2020 (Institute of Space Commerce PR) — This week as the USA notes the 48th anniversary of Apollo 17 and prepares to return to the Moon with NASA’s Artemis Program, the new US the Institute of Space Commerce is being launched with its aim to change the equation for the human race with its goal of bringing one million new minds to the space economy.

Humanity is facing an uncertain future of Climate Change, conflict, pandemics, resource depletion, over population, and growing totalitarianism. Yet it doesn’t have to be this way. As Institute Patron Larry Niven says, “The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn’t have a space program.”

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Chris Stott Dismissed as Defendant in Excalibur Almaz Lawsuit

An Almaz space station module being transported on the Isle of Man. (Credit: Excalibur Almaz)
An Almaz space station module being transported on the Isle of Man. (Credit: Excalibur Almaz)

There’s some good news for Chris Stott:

The Chief Executive of MannSat, Chris Stott, has been dismissed from a lawsuit which had been filed in the United States.

A woman from Houston in Texas had brought the case against Excalibur Exploration Chairman Arthur M. Dula and CEO J. Buckner Hightower.

Donna Beck alleged Mr Dula defrauded her and her late husband out of $300,000 by claiming his company had a ‘special rocket engine’ to ‘travel in space to a distant asteroid and mine precious metals’.

Mr Stott – who married NASA astronaut Nicole Stott at St Peters in Onchan – is a Director of Excalibur. His lawyers said claims against him had been “totally unfounded”.

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Investor Sues Art Dula, Excalibur Almaz for Alleged Fraud

Artist's conception of the private Excalibur Almaz space station in orbit. (Credit: Excalibur Almaz)Via Clark Lindsey at NewSpace Watch: A Texas woman has sued Art Dula and Excalibur Almaz over for allegedly defrauding her and her late husband in an asteroid mining scheme:

Donna Beck sued Houston patent attorney Arthur Dula, his companies Excalibur Exploration Limited, Excalibur Limited, Excalibur Almaz Limited and Excalibur Almaz USA Inc., and Excalibur directors J. Buckner Hightower and Christopher Stott, in Harris County Court.

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Chris McKay and Chris Stott on The Space Show

The Space Show schedule for Thanksgiving week…

Monday, November 22 , 2010, 2-3:30 PM PST. We welcome Dr. Steven Moore and Dr. Valentina Dilda to discuss their National Space Biomedical Research work in the area of using trickery on the brain to induce realistic spaceflight effects.

Tuesday, November 23, 2010, 7-8:30 PM PST: We welcome back Chris Stott to discuss ManSat, the Isle of Man, updates with space law and commercial space.

Friday, November 26, 2010, 9:30-11 AM PST: We welcome back Frank Stratford from Australia, Mars Drive, and his Oct. 4, 2010 Space Review article which I urge you to read before this program: “The Relevance of Mars” www.thespacereview.com/article/1705/1.

Sunday, November 28 , 2010, 12-1:30 PM PST. We welcome back Dr.Chris McKay, a leading scientist at NASA Ames. We will be talking about Mars and more.











ManSat’s Chris Stott Wins Business Person of the Year Award

Isleofman.com reports:

The Isle of Man’s ever-increasing presence as a major player in the space sector was recognised with one of the top awards at the Isle of Man Newspapers Awards for Excellence going to Chris Stott of ManSat whose wife Nicole is an astronaut.

The award as ‘Business Person of the Year’ was handed over to Chris at the Villa Marina on Thursday night at the glittering awards ceremony hosted by comedian and impressionist Rory Bremner to a sell-out audience of 1,200.

Chris Stott launched ManSat, pioneering the space sector in the Isle of Man, bringing huge amounts of revenue to the Island at a time of difficult economic circumstances.

About ManSat

ManSat represents a revolutionary partnership of aerospace, banking, financial services, strategic consulting, and international legal interests that have come together to offer unique business services to the world’s commercial space marketplace.

Building upon the Isle of Man’s preeminent position as a supplier of world-class banking and financial services, ManSat provides tailored business services to meet the needs of the international space industry, specifically focused on providing access to geostationary orbits and associated radio frequencies.

By contract, ManSat Limited is assisting the Isle of Man Government in the preparation of its orbital filings to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for all Earth orbits and associated radio frequencies with special focus on geostationary orbit.

As such, ManSat is able to offer unique access to geostationary orbit.

Established in May of 1998, ManSat Limited is a Manx registered and Manx owned private company limited by shares, headquartered in Onchan on the Isle of Man with offices and representation in both Houston and London.