Rockets

To the Stars: Making A Stained Glass Space Shuttle

To the Stars: Making A Stained Glass Space Shuttle

Space. For most, it is the final frontier. For others, it remains a distant galaxy far, far away. But for some, like the creative team of Nicole and Thure of When Geeks Craft, it is a destination already reached. Their stained-glass, fully-lit replica of the space shuttle Discovery demonstrates a passion for making that’s truly otherworldly. The two […]

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Space or Nothing: USC Rocket Propulsion Lab To Attempt Space Shot For Fourth Time

Space or Nothing: USC Rocket Propulsion Lab To Attempt Space Shot For Fourth Time

On the morning of April 20th, a caravan of cars packed to the brim with more than 100 college rocket enthusiasts will make its way to Spaceport America and attempt to make history. The USC Rocket Propulsion Lab’s fourth space shot, Traveler IV, would be the first student-engineered-and-built rocket to pass the Karman Line, the […]

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Drawbots and other Retro Robots

Drawbots and other Retro Robots

A series on Adafruit that looks at robotic history and the robot tech of yesteryear.

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3D Printed C02-Powered Rockets

Building a C02-powered PVC launcher for firing off 3D printed rockets.

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Incredible History of Innovation Inspires Dayton Mini Maker Faire

Incredible History of Innovation Inspires Dayton Mini Maker Faire

Makers will gather at Carillon Historical Park and Dayton Mini Maker Faire on August 5-6 to celebrate the Dayton’s tremendous maker spirit.

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