Spacing out at Maker Faire

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Spacing out at Maker Faire
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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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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. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at garstipsandtools.com.

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