FIREFLY: Your DIY exploration platform

We've partnered with Kentucky Space to bring you a flexible DIY exploration platform. It's available for pre-order now! Firefly is a flexible-use fully assembled board that can serve as the basis for the brains, fuel, and voice for many different applications including: high-altitude balloons suborbital flights CubeSat class satellites small payloads for the International Space... Continue Reading →

Evadot Podcast #85 – Hackerspaces in space

Guests: Jay Margalus and Rudy Ristich Project Website: Hackerspaces in Space. Jay and Rudy join us to talk their second weather balloon to space contest called Hackerspaces in Space. Make sure you check out their kickstarter project and throw some funds their way. Host: Michael Doornbos Email or leave a comment and let us know... Continue Reading →

Evadot Podcast #81 – 3 Cheers for Science for Citizens with the original Science Cheerleader

Guests: Darlene Calvalier Website: and Science For Citizens brings together the millions of citizen scientists in the world; the thousands of potential projects offered by researchers, organizations, and companies; and the resources, products, and services that enable citizens to pursue and enjoy these activities Host: Michael Doornbos Email or leave a comment and let us know... Continue Reading →

Evadot Podcast #80 – Everything is Just Ducky

Guests: Mary Rose Brown, Steffan Brown, Lars Olson, Riti Khandelwal, and Anita Kalatoor Website: Some kids spend their weekends watching TV and playing video games.  Moonbots team "Just Ducky" plans missions and programs Moon rovers. The just took SECOND PLACE in the Moonbots competition!  Woo hoo! Host: Michael Doornbos Email or leave a comment... Continue Reading →

Inspiring kids by thinking big in space

I gave a talk at ISDC 2011 last month, and the terrific guys at recorded it for us and posted it online. I'd love to hear your thoughts on this sucker. Part 1: Michael Doornbos - Inspiring Kids By Thinking Big In Space, part 1 from Moonandback Media on Vimeo. Part 2: Michael Doornbos – Inspiring... Continue Reading →

Evadot Podcast #76 – It’s Moonbots time!

Guests: Chanda Gonzales and Amanda Stiles Website: Twitter: @moonbots Facebook: Moonbots is the contest that challenges small teams of kids and adults to design, program, and construct LEGO MINDSTORMS robots that perform simulated lunar missions similar to those required to win the $30 million Google Lunar X PRIZE. Host: Michael Doornbos Email or... Continue Reading →

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