DIY Space: Do You Have Room in Your Life for PocketSpacecraft?

“If at first you don’t succeed…”–this is the spirit that is guiding the people conducting the activities at PocketSpacecraft.com.  They originally tried to get their “Mission to the Moon” project funded last year with Kickstarter, but didn’t get the funding level required there. The Mission to the Moon would’ve given lots of people the opportunity to send […]

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KickSat Kicks the Bucket

According to update #73 on the KickSat Kickstarter page, KickSat is no more.  The nanosatellite had experienced a single event upset (SEU) and the Watchdog Timer reset (those terms are explained in this article, here).  The result of those two events was a reset of a crucial timer that was supposed to release the smaller […]

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