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Friday, September 12, 2008

Links for The Space Show
I'll be on The Space Show on September 14th at 3pm ET. Here are some support links.

Mars Society TEMPO3 web page

Video update here

YouTube Video 1

YouTube Video 2

Chris Vancil's artwork of TEMPO3

Design Reference

CubeSat community

CubeSat kit web page

Mars Society Purchase Page, for contributions

Update on Wednesday: Got some pictures of air pucks that a friend is making. I've seen video of them in action, but couldn't get them translated to digital video in time.
5:33 pm est

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Video #2 Fun with Carbon Dioxide
7:35 pm est

Sunday, September 7, 2008

New Details on an old Asteroid
The Rosetta Spacecraft just completed a close approach to the asteroid Steins 2867. Emily has a great picture showing how Steins' shape and size compared to other asteroids and comets we've visited and imaged. To me, the comparison of the number of objects on the image (13) compared to even the naming order number assigned to Steins (2867) says we need to learn a lot more about these objects.
3:59 pm est

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Beginning of Something big?
In trying to keep TEMPO3 followers up to date in many ways, eventually planning to settle on the ones that work best. Here's a quick view of frictionless, tethered motion.
7:51 pm est

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TEMPOł Update
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