Tomnod's Crowdsourcing will let Amateurs Fight Indonesian Fires... from Space

Tomnod's Crowdsourcing will let Amateurs Fight Indonesian Fires... from Space

Global Forest Watch Fires, will use near real-time satellite images of Indonesian forests to spot illegal and out-of-control forest fires. With the Tomnod crowdsourcing service, amateur fire-spotters around the world will help assess the damage.

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CanSats: Satellites-in-a-can lets students do space research

Space agencies and space companies often complain that too many young engineers graduate without any practical experience. CanSats let universities give students experience with all stages of a space-related mission: proposal, design, engineering, launch, data acquisition, analysis, and report. These satellites-in-a-can may not actually reach Outer Space, but they give college students - and high school students - experience they need to work on real space missions.

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Radio Jove Student Radio Telescope

Get a radio telescope kit from Nasa and listen to Jupiter’s magnetic storms. The Radio Jove Project created a do-it-yourself kit with little more than a wire and some basic electronics, but the simple telescope will introduce you to the strange world of radio astronomy.

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