The death of a talented California teen may signal the need for safety protocols in increasingly maker-centric curricula.Read More
Amateur CubeSats get free rides into orbit, coders help space robot see, zero-g curry and veggie meatballs, educational seismic networks, Argentinian asteroid discovery, and a Japanese supernova discovery are some of this week's reports from the world of amateur space exploration.Read More
Crowdsourcing counts of lunar craters, using zero-g for art and education, public contributions to earthquake science, and schools exploring the Kuiper Belt are just some of last week's news about amateur space exploration.Read More
This week's recap of news from the world of amateur space exploration includes astronomy research using amateur observations, British rocketcars, Australian DIY satellites, student zero-g research, yachting for science, and more....
2015 closed with several news reports about amateurs and space. A French amateur discovered a nova in a neighboring galaxy. An Australian school uses wind tunnels and model rockets to teach physics. Teens will be sending experiments into space again. Crowdsourcing weather reports, comet searches, and black hole investigations. All of this and more....Read More
30,000,000th variable star observation from amateur astronomers, teen rocketeers launch in India and the US, kids take control of robots on the space station, plus citizen science projects that study exoplanets, gravity waves, and weather. All this and more in this week's recap of news in amateur space exploration.
Could we crowdsource the Moon? Australian teens coding space robots. Spotting fish-poachers from space. Meteorites, exoplanets, rovers, and more news from the world of amateur space exploration in this week's recap.Read More
Canadian university students control mock Mars rover in Utah, a rare model rocket fatality, teens sending DNA research into orbit, amateur exoplanet discoveries, and more in this week's recap of news in amateur space exploration.Read More
Nasa wants public participation, Denmark's student-built satellite and a Native American-built satellite enter orbit, a new suborbital spaceflight simulator, crowdsourcing hurricane observations and more in this week's recap.Read More
Public observatories, Native American near space explorers, a student-made satellite from China, amateur solar flare observations helping science, and crowdfunding Australian radio astronomy are among this week's stories from the world of amateur space exploration.Read More
After the explosion of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket last week, media across the country focused on the teenagers who lost their science projects in the accident. But failure won’t get in the students’ way - Nasa and its partners have committed to getting the students’ research into space.Read More
Student experiments destroyed in SpaceX explosion, Europe's CanSat championship goes to Austrian and British schools, Australia's DIY satellite project and more in this week's recap of amateur space exploration.Read More
I spoke with Mars One candidates in the US, the UK, and Australia about their grassroots education outreach efforts and how they hope to make Earth a better place by inspiring kids around the world to study science and mathematics.Read More
This week's recap of news about amateur space exploration includes telescopes for schools in Canada, fireballs over the Americas, students working with astronauts, an Australian 12-year old's supersonic glider, and more.Read More
The holiday season makes for a slow news week, but space is always out there - from the fight for dark skies over Canada, to interviews with amateur martians, to the amazing opportunities for middle school student research on the International Space Station.Read More