>The Space Kingdom of Asgardia has launched its first satellite. This so-called ‘virtual nation’ is the pet project of Russian scientist and billionaire Igor Ashurbeyli. >Last year, he proposed a new nation which would be based in space in order to be outside of the control of nations on Earth.https://www.newscientist.com/article/the-space-nation-asgardia-just-launched-its-first-satellite/inb4 Operation Odessa is the colony drop and Operation British is the occupation of the UK...
>>16031827>The Space Kingdom of Asgardia6/10 but I'll grade on a curve, 8/10 given its an early rebel space group
>Implying you can escape from Uncle Sam that easily
>>16031827So with his billions of dollars all he can afford to buy for his new nation is a Cubesat and a measly half TB hard drive?
>out of control of nations on EarthAs if.They just need to cut off the resupply flights and watch the ones in space starve.
>>16031827There's an article floating around where this whole shitshow is already doomed to fail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-4835972/Asgardia-space-nation-founders-face-earthly-problems.htmlNot sure what you're thoughts on the Dailymail are but the issues they talk about in the article will probably spell doom for this project.
>>16032018They're a fucking useless paper renowned in the UK for basically being DA GUBMINT/FORRINS ARE STEALING ARE MONEY and posting celebrity nipple slips
Will this be like some real life Laplace Box?
>>16032075Only after the earth president gets killed in a terrorist attack at a space station before unveiling charter of a world constitution which gives special provisions to anons
>space colonies>when money could buy you thisIt's like he can't into James Bond villian.
>>16032111May as well make a space elevator if you're going to make it that tall.
>>16032111>Wasting all that space for religion and corpses.
>>16032111I still find it funny that like half of it is basically for the dead. Wasn't there also some zany statistics that went with it about how it would be moving at stupidly fast speeds around the earth and it would be horribly inconvenient to get to and from the transfer station to board it?
>>16032111>>16032919Also in that thread iirc it was discussed how this looks like one of those games where a space station is overtaken by demons or a cult worshipping aliens or something. The portal to hell is at the very top.
>>16032052Pretty much all the newspapers in the UK are shit now.