DIY Space: Print Your Own Spacecraft

Have you ever wanted to build the Kepler satellite?  What about the current crowd favorite, the International Sun Earth Explorer-3 (ISEE-3)?  Or maybe you appreciate textures and just want to touch things, such as the moon’s surface, space shuttle flight panels (with switches),  or the surface of Chiron.  Maybe you’re a visual type, who truly […]

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DIY Space: Balloons and Balls

27,000 were used for re-floating a boat.  They’ve been shot at high speeds out of air cannons.  Captain Kangaroo enjoyed a daily shower of them.  But there’s a person that’s determined to get them into space, too.  What is it that’s the object of all this activity?  Ping pong balls!  The person who’s trying to send […]

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DIY Space: Spacecraft in A Bedroom

Wow!  Sometimes it’s good to be a kid.  Especially the kid of a father who designs AND BUILDS a spacecraft to sleep and play in.  This Make article shows the amount of detail and time a crafty father put into building a spacecraft in his son’s bedroom. There are communications, sound effects, lights, and switches. […]

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