outerspace on a shoestring budget

Two MIT students have successfully photographed the earth from space on a strikingly low budget of $148. Perhaps more significantly, they managed to accomplish this feat using components available off-the-shelf to the average layperson, opening the doors for a new generation of amateur space enthusiasts. The pair plan to launch again soon and hope that their achievements will inspire teachers and students to pursue similar endeavors.

interesting story on how to go a very long way with very little cash (via the ‘bright’ blog)

m / 16-09-2009 12:15

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