Calling all enthusiasts and data junkies: This is your chance to hack space! Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to save the earth with good design, neat engineering solutions, and asteroid data. Do you have what it … Continue reading
Project Ultrascope is one of SpaceGAMBIT’s 2014 funded projects. Ultrascope is the world’s first smartphone powered robotic observatory, designed for citizen explorers to download and build themselves with 3d printed and laser cut components. We’ll post more info soon!
Made in Space is set to launch the first 3D printer into space later this month on SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon cargo capsule. If you could print anything at all on it, what would you print? Or if you could set … Continue reading
SpaceGAMBIT will have a booth at New York Maker Faire this year. Drop by to the New York Hall of Science from Sep 21-22 and say hello!
Calling all coders! [Topcoder] has launched phase two of the Asteroid Data Hunter Challenge, aiming to increase the detection sensitivity. The successful solution will need to minimize the number of false asteroid detections by leveraging the Phase one algorithms and ignore … Continue reading
Know programming and User Experience design (UX)? Want to help save humanity? Check out the upcoming Hackathon! Note: The Asteroids Hackathon is a SpaceGAMBIT-funded project.
This just in: Shiny and cool $15,000 challenge! NASA has been working with [topcoder] to help solve complex real-world challenges. Its latest crowdsourcing efforts continue with the “Asteroid Tracker Challenge” which includes a 14-day Marathon Match with $15,000 in prizes at … Continue reading
SpaceGAMBIT and our panel of judges have wrapped up judging, and we’re pleased to announce the list of projects we’re funding for 2014: Asteroid Hackathon Hackathon to improve citizen science interface to access and manipulate the Minor Planet Center (MPC)’s … Continue reading
Space Startup Weekend is coming soon in the Bay Area. Alex C-G, SpaceGAMBIT’s Global Projects Lead, will be attending. Who else is in? From the site: “It’s been a little over half a century since people started promising the “space age” … Continue reading
To tie in with the anniversary of the Asteroid Grand Challenge, last month NASA organised several virtual workshops which you can watch online. Of special interest is “The Dinosaurs Never Had a Maker Movement,” featuring SpaceGAMBIT’s Alex Cureton-Griffiths and other space makers, discussing how makers are … Continue reading