“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 […]Read More DIY Space: Do You Have Room in Your Life for PocketSpacecraft?
Do you have a penchant for prophecy? Do your officemates hang on every word when you dole out the divination? Is your casting Kung Fu strong? Then maybe this will be an easy DIY for you. The folks at OSIRIS-REx (Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification and Security-Regolith Explorer) are asking for the public to come forecast […]Read More DIY Space: Predict The Future of Space Exploration
“[T]he sexiest, most fantastic mission ever,” those are the words of an obviously very sexually confused European Space Agency scientist about the Rosetta satellite’s interception and orbiting of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The quote comes from Gizmodo’s post about the current successes of the Rosetta satellite exploration mission. And while the scientist might be sexually confused, thankfully […]Read More Intercepting a Comet
Or if you don’t want the title of Space-God then at least this shows off your attempts to build a solar system and eventually get over 150,000,000 points. The game, Super Planet Crash, is free to play in your browser. The game’s designer, Stefano Meschiari, states on his site that the game will even play on […]Read More Design a Solar System–Be a Space-God
Space Daily posted this interesting tidbit yesterday. Researchers are using 8 different satellites to help figure out space weather. Yes, that is a thing and it can affect satellite operations. These researchers found a link for determining the source of space weather. This link was that the Earth’s magnetic field stores the energy of the […]Read More Finding the source of space weather with satellites