Home » News & Blogs » Hacking space, ITAR, and a users guide
Bookmark and Share
HobbySpace RLV Space & Transport News

Hacking space, ITAR, and a users guide

25 Jul 2012, 06:54 UTC
Hacking space, ITAR, and a users guide
(200 words excerpt, click title or image to see full post)

Citizens in Space wants to encourage space hacking by providing opportunities for students and others to do experiments on suborbital space flights: Hacking Space Exploration - citizensinspace.org We're offering experimenters the chance to fly 100 open-source payloads on XCOR’s Lynx. We hope to fly additional payloads on Lynx and other suborbital vehicles in the future. The reason why we want these payloads to be open source is so other people (both citizen scientists and professional researchers) can duplicate them in the future.
The program has been waiting for the Lynx users guide so prospective experimenters could begin designing their hardware, However, ITAR issues were holding up the guide's release. Fortunately it is now available (see earlier announcement): ITAR Hurdle Passed - citizensinspace.org.

Latest Vodcast

Latest Podcast

Advertise PTTU

NASA Picture of the Day

Astronomy Picture of the Day