Spacing out at Maker Faire

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

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By Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and "lazy person's memoir," called Borg Like Me.

3921 Articles

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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)

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