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Hermes Spacecraft – Space travel for the masses

One of the de facto themes of this year’s Faire, so perfectly represented by our Gothic Raygun Rocketship design centerpiece, is space and space hacking. This serves as the perfect lead-in to our upcoming DIY Space issues of MAKE. Here, our roving court photographer, Blake Maloof, captures some of the space-related happenings around the Faire.

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Exploration uplink

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Mars NorCal Rover

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Moonraker, winning robot entry, NASA Regolith Excavation Challenge 2009.

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Spacecraft thermal design from the UC Berkeley Space Science Laboratory.

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LUNAR (Livermore Unit National Association of Rocketry)

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LUNAR (Livermore Unit National Association of Rocketry)

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LUNAR (Livermore Unit National Association of Rocketry)

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LUNAR (Livermore Unit National Association of Rocketry)

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.