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The Miles CubeSat Might Be the Next Satellite Sent to Mars

The Miles CubeSat Might Be the Next Satellite Sent to Mars

When I think of people putting things into orbit, or visiting space, bulky spacesuits and perhaps a gigantic room filled with scientists monitoring an array of screens comes to mind. Things have, however, changed since the 1970s, and though that situation may still exist, smaller entities are now getting into the space race. One way […]

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Exclusive Interview: Meet Dr. Dava Newman, Deputy Administrator of NASA

Exclusive Interview: Meet Dr. Dava Newman, Deputy Administrator of NASA

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Newman before the Tested Live Show last week in San Francisco to talk about the Maker Movement, The Martian, and the importance of olive oil.

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11 Ways to Build Your Own Space Program

Here are a few impressive ways that Makers are building their way to outer space right now — and so can you.

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NASA Announces Winners of 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

NASA Announces Winners of 3D Printed Habitat Challenge

During Maker Faire Bay Area NASA announced a new $2.25 million competition to design and build a 3D printed habitat intended for deep space exploration. Today winners of the first stage of the competition were announced here at Maker Faire New York.

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New Martian Trailer Really Brings it Home

New Martian Trailer Really Brings it Home

The 2nd trailer for the upcoming film The Martian was released today and we’re going nuts in the Make: offices. If you’re just now hearing about this movie, you’re probably wondering why Make: is so excited about a simple movie trailer. Well, imagine an action movie but instead of our hero doing amazing stunts, they’re […]

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NASA Releases 3D Printable Files for Pint-Sized Curiosity Mars Rover

NASA Releases 3D Printable Files for Pint-Sized Curiosity Mars Rover

Curiosity might just be our favorite Martian robot. This week, NASA has released files to 3D print your very own Curiosity rover.

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Rockstar Robots: NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover

Rockstar Robots: NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover

Rockstar Robots make up the cream of the crop in the world of robotics. These are the bots that will turn heads with just their name being uttered. Even those who don’t stay on top of who’s making what should recognize a famous robot or two when they see it. For the month of May, […]

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