DIY Space: Launchbox Kits

For this particular kit we’re heading to Australia.  Launchbox wants to “build and launch an Australian satellite.”  A way the start-up is trying to do this is by providing rocket payload kits for people and schools to buy.  You could hop on the STEM bandwagon by buying one of the kits, and feel as if you’ve contributed […]

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Micro-Sat Communications Over Australia (Plus 2 DIY Space Projects)

Between my previous post about Planet Labs’ New Zealand remote terminal, and this post about Australian communications satellites winning an communications innovation award, it’d be easy to think something is in the water down under.  Like Planet Labs, Australia is using micro satellites, but, for now, they are using the satellites for communications and not imagery.  The Australians […]

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