A global community of citizen scientists saved the MilkyWay@Home project after its research grants expired. Learn how the search for the Milky Way's dark matter kept the project afloat for the past two years.Read More
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 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
Space archaeology, 21st Century shop class, quinoa curry, DIY radiation detector, astronomy tourism, crowdsourcing the search for gravitational waves and more in this week's recap from the world of 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....
Amateur satellites, teen robotics in space, crowdsourcing Mars geology, crowdsourcing pulsar discoveries, and space tourism in Arizona are just some of the news reports from the past week in amateur space exploration.Read More
This week's review of news from the world of amateur space exploration includes kids building hardware for Nasa, student science projects heading to orbit, crowdsourcing better weather forecasts, using balloons to look down on meteor showers, and amateur astronomy in Afghanistan.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
The White House supports student space explorers with CubeSat design contest, Nasa opens Sample Return Robot Challenge, amateurs help discover exocomets (but not aliens), and more in this week's roundup of amateur space news.Read More
Milkyway@Home faces a second year without federal grants. Fortunately the project's community of citizen scientists are coming to the rescue. Learn more about the crowdfunding effort to help Dr. Heidi Newberg and her minions continue the search for the Milky Way Galaxy's hidden dark matter.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
Community observatories in Australia and the US, Canadian teenagers conduct microgravity research, crowdsourcing aurora and comet sightings, and more in this week's recap of news from the world of amateur space exploration.Read More