"Flying an airplane is as simple as riding a bike… Only you’re riding that bike on a springboard over the Grand Canyon while juggling six balls with a random seventh, eighth or ninth thrown in, doing your federal tax returns, taking dictation from an auctioneer, speaking a foreign language, interpreting several hieroglyphic maps, operating at... Continue Reading →
Guest: Liberty Naud When you walk into a room full of kids who are supposed to be learning and find them playing solitare on their computers what do you do? Liberty Naud starts a nationwide education initiative and it works. Also, OMG ROBOTS!!! Host: Michael Doornbos Email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. Subscribe... Continue Reading →
Guest: Leo Camacho We're back after a 2 year, ummm, break? Today Leo Camacho joins the show to talk about Cosplay, X Prize, Disney, Big Hero 6 and more. Join the Disney Big Hero 6 X Prize Challenge here. Feel free to email me at email@example.com if you are a parent or kid and have questions... Continue Reading →
The size of moons, planets, stars and the universe is almost impossible to imagine. Here's a really great visualization to wrap your mind around it a little better. After watching it, how does it make you feel?
This doesn't need much explanation. How about if we hug some car engineers huh?
"Aut inveniam viam aut faciam" is Latin for "I shall either find a way or make one." We're about a third of the way through our Firefly Kickstarter project. The idea is simple: We want everyone to be able to do some science and exploration. Students Hackers Small startups Garage Inventors HAM Radio operators "Firefly"... Continue Reading →
Evadot has tried a lot of things over the last 3 years. Long time readers may remember that we had a short lived comic featuring our in house lunar rover "HAL". In the middle of HAL's journey, he gets a package. Today, I opened my front door at home to a box with German and... Continue Reading →
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 →
In just a little while, when the Umpa Lumpas finish manufacturing the first batch, we're going to start offering CubeSat prototype kits for a fraction of what it costs today. Meet Firefly Firefly is a flexible-use printed circuit board that can serve as the basis for the brains, fuel and voice for many different applications... Continue Reading →