satellites

Why It’s So Hard to Land a Rocket on Its Tail

Why It’s So Hard to Land a Rocket on Its Tail

On Monday history was made. For the first time ever a rocket stage that delivered a payload to orbit turned around and returned, landing safely on its tail.

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3D Printing a Robust Cubesat for Space-Bound Dev Boards

We talk to Craig Kief and Brian Zufelt from COSMIAC about their plans not just to fly the Raspberry Pi into orbit, but to 3D print the satellite that’s going to take it there.

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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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