Looking for some fun news in these "trying times"? Look no further than your friendly neighborhood kids at NASA: The Futurism.com headline reads, "NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel". They should call this the Mark Watney move. Follow the project on Twitter and the Official Website.
Evadot Podcast #101 – Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Robots
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 email@example.com or leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. Subscribe... Continue Reading →
Ever wonder how big things are?
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?
Bill Nye’s Open Letter to President Barack Obama
Planetary exploration not only brings us astonishing discoveries from other worlds, it inherently leads to innovation, because we invest in solving problems which have never been solved before. That in turn creates new businesses and economic growth. But more importantly, supporting a robust space program raises everyone's expectation of what's possible. With a space program,... Continue Reading →
Find a way or make one
"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 Podcast #99 – Remote Rover Experiment
Guest: Robert Boehme and Wes Faler from Part Time Scientists For the first time in history you can take control of a moon rover. Join us and be part of the experiment! Support their project here. Host: Michael Doornbos Email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. Subscribe to the Evadot Podcast via iTunes and... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #98 – Ardusat is so cool that I can’t sit down
Guest: Peter Platzer Every once in a while, something revolutionary comes along. It's not something announced as "paradigm shifting" from some marketing department, but usually something that slides in under the radar. Ardusat is not a fully funded Kickstarter project. We talk with Peter about what cheap experiments in space mean, and what it takes... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #97 – MoonExpress: Express ticket to the moon?
Guest: James Crawford Dr James Crawford, the new CTO of Google Lunar X PRIZE team MoonExpress joins us to talk about progress they are making and technologies. Host: Michael Doornbos Email email@example.com or leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. Subscribe to the Evadot Podcast via iTunes and all other podcast players
My favorite project of the year so far: Ardusat – Your Arduino Experiment in Space
I've talked a lot about the importance of people being able to explore space on their own. People are not content to sit back and let bureaucracies do the exploration for them any more. You've heard me pushing for more platforms in space where people could do their own experiments affordably, and by golly, someone... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #96 – Your DNA on the Moon
Guest: Ruben Nunez Ruben, the team leader of Google Lunar X PRIZE team Omega Envoy joins us to talk about progress they are making, their Kickstater project, and other cool stuff. Also, there's a 5 gallon bucket of Duck sauce. Just because. Host: Michael Doornbos Email firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. Subscribe... Continue Reading →