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How a Burning Man crew brought space to the Playa. Read more »


Students from all over the world send us their PongSats and we float them to 100,000 feet. Read more »


Get beautiful macro shots using this inexpensive hardware and software setup. Read more »


You have until 11:59pm PT on Monday, April 14th to participate in the Maker Faire Design Challenge. One maker or team of makers will win a travel expenses-paid trip to the Bay Area next month. Apply now! Read more »


Kerbal Space Program is the closest most of us are going to get to running our own space agency, and now NASA has stepped in and is collaborating with the game's makers to improve it. Read more »

Artist concept of asteroid impacting earth. Image credit: Don Davis/NASA

Does the thought of an asteroid falling out of the sky keep you up at night? Join a Hangout with NASA on Thursday to learn more — then help save the Earth by contributing your ideas to the 2014 International Space Apps Challenge this weekend, April 12–13. Read more »