Amateur Space Weekly - March 7

Amateur Space Weekly - March 7

Undergrads design the first satellite to be assembled in space, a new app crowdsources flood reports in Europe, how citizen scientists can help study a solar eclipse, amateur observations of a stellar merger, and more in this week's recap of news in amateur space exploration.

Read More

Amateur Space Weekly - October 10

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

Teen research projects lost in space

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

Teachers Research Like The Pros

Teachers Research Like The Pros

Nasa and CalTech join forces to give teachers a 13-month experience conducting real astrophysics research, making science a more experiential force in the classroom, and inspiring thousands of students to study science and mathematics.

Read More

Amateur Space News April 12, 2014

Amateur-related space news ranged from eighth-graders doing research on the International Space Station to next week’s launch of crowdfunded satellites to a student rocket project and a student satellite project.

Read More

International Space Apps Challenge

Nasa organizes this annual two-day hackathon to develop open-source apps and API's that make space exploration easier. There's so much data in the archives at Nasa, Noaa, Esa, and other space agencies that the agencies' need help opening the archives to the broader public. Developers create open-source API's that make it easier for other developers to bring space data into apps. The apps can help people learn more about space or make their lives better here on Earth. Learn more about the 2014, 2013, and 2012 challenges.

Read More