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Open Source Rockets in Portland

Published on February 2, 2011 By SpaceKate

Portland, Oregon is not the first place that springs to mind when you think about rocket science, but Portland State Aerospace Society is doing its best to change that. This open source rocket group have ambitions to send 1kg to orbit – something that only 10 (multi)national space programmes and one commercial company have ever achieved. It’s […]

Make some space!

Published on January 18, 2011 By SpaceKate

It’s a rainy day here in Portland. Oregon, so what is a space geek to do if they want to stay warm and dry? Well, how about making some space models? It all started with a tweet about Lego shuttles. A bit of research showed you could purchase a Lego shuttle kit, which is frankly […]