The Radio Amateur Satellite Corporation (AMSAT), formed in 1969 to “foster Amateur Radio’s participation in space research and communication”, has announced that they have accepted an opportunity to participate in a potential rideshare as a hosted payload on a geostationary satellite planned for launch in 2017, according to the sourcelink.
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American culture from its very roots is a Do It Yourself culture. Only in recent years has it been “fashionable” to take your car to the shop to get it repaired or to pay someone to repair your home or “toys”.
A Department of Defense unclassified defense computer network was breached by Russian hackers earlier this year, reveals Defense Secretary Ash Carter.
Those of your who have wandered among Yellowstone National Park’s 300 active geysers, boiling mud and hissing steam were walking on a magma reservoir large enough to fill the Grand Canyon 14 times. Sobering thought.
Do you own a Facebook page? If not, do you enjoy seeing posts from Facebook pages? If so, you need to listen up.
Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado, Boulder have developed an atomic clock that is accurate to within one second over 15 billion years.