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One giant leap for 'teddy-nauts'

<b>When the UK government said it was thinking of ending its long-standing ban on astronauts, surely it wasn't thinking of putting teddies in space?</b><p>But pictures have been released of two British toy bears in spacesuits with the curve of the Earth clearly visible behind them.<p>In fact, the teddies were …

European Space Agency

Gateway to Space

ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone

<i>This space telescope that orbits the Earth can be controlled by you. Plus, the company is planning to form educational programs for kids.</i>Created by …

Field Trip to European Space Agency's Technology Center (ESTEC) at Netherlands

Looks like we are indeed starting the year by spreading around geographically - we had our field trip to ESTEC in the Netherlands on the 18th Jan. …

Space for you - a whirlwind tour of Space industry

Having been focusing on the low down on hands on space hacks for our last couple of events, on the 20 Nov we had a change of perspective - before we …

Opening up Space for Citizens: Satellite Application Catapult and Pocket Spacecraft

Citizen Inventor has its first ever event yesterday. Of all sciences and engineering disciplines, we have decided to head straight to Space for our …

It really is possible to get hands on with space, open sourced!

On the 28 August 2013, we've had our second event on space: "Getting Going with Space, hands on"! The British Interplanetary Society generously …

Talking to NASA/IPSIG about Interplanetary Internet

Here is more information for those who are interested in getting started/going: http://citizeninventor.wikia.com/wiki/Project_Resources The …

Citizen In Space Astronauts Pass Training 'With Flying Colors'

September 9, 2013<p>Citizen In Space Astronauts Pass Training ‘With Flying Colors’<p>by Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online<p><b>Lee Rannals for</b> …

NASA’s Android-Powered Satellites Beam Down Smartphone Snaps from Orbit

Late last month, NASA launched Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket into space, and with it a trio of satellites powered, get this, by <i>Android Phones</i>. …

Counting down to the launch of ardusat – world’s first open source satellite (based on arduino)

This is very exciting and you should follow it if you are not already<p><b>We are now counting down to the launch of ardusat – world’s first open source</b> …

NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative

NASA.gov brings you the latest images, videos and news from America's space agency. Get the latest updates on NASA missions, watch NASA TV live, and …

Space

Last Chance to have your own spacecraft for the price of a nice present!

Have you missed the Pocket Spacecraft's mission to moon on Kickstarter …

Vision

<b>We want anyone to be able to send their own spacecraft into space</b><p>Here’s the sort of story you could help make happen by backing this project</i> …