Friday, June 22, 2012

We're going into space!

I will be participating in the ArduSat project to send an Arduino-based satellite into space. This means I will have a week's runtime on the satellite and will be asking Javamex readers for your suggestions of experiments/photographs that you would like to see taken from the satellite. More details to follow shortly: watch this space!

UPDATE: The ArduSat team have been enormously successful in reaching their funding goal within a few days of launching the project. The goal is now to raise funds to send a larger satellite, allowing more interesting experiments. This is really a unique opportunity for ordinary developers to get involved. Click here to see why you should back the project.

(Right: the Orion Nebula. Photo: Neil Coffey.)

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