Cassini HD for the iPad lets you take a trip to Saturn today | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog
“The app features a variety of views of our ringed planet and 20 of its satellites. Each image has an explanation sourced from NASA/JPL. You can swipe from image to image, or use a drop-down menu to explore the images. “
Students at Burns Science and Technology Charter School in Oak Hill chat with astronaut Sunita Williams in space via ham radio. | News-JournalOnline.com
“Burns was one of 18 schools in the world selected to participate in a program that relies on amateur radio volunteers to help connect schoolchildren with astronauts while in orbit.
The Daytona Beach Amateur Radio Association teamed up with the Oak Hill school to make the project a success. “
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A Robot With a Delicate Touch – NYTimes.com
“Baxter, the first product of Rethink Robotics, an ambitious start-up company in a revived manufacturing district here, is a significant bet that robots in the future will work directly with humans in the workplace. “
Sun n’ Fun » wingsnthings
“Wings ‘n Things is hosted annually by the Florida Air Museum at SUN ‘n FUN beginning the first Friday in November ( Nov 2, 3, 4 for 2012). It is a 3 day camping weekend showcasing the dynamic world of aviation especially for youth ages 5 to 18. Aviation enthusiasts gather to share their knowledge and interests with youth groups and families throughout Florida and the southeast. Activities support Girl Scout, Boy Scout and Royal Rangers badge requirements and peak the interest of kids who just like airplanes.”
Endeavour Mated to SCA Time-Lapse – YouTube
“At the Shuttle Landing Facility at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, space shuttle Endeavour is mounted atop NASA’s Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, or SCA, in preparation for its ferry flight to California. The SCA, a modified 747 jetliner, will fly Endeavour to Los Angeles where it will be placed on public display at the California Science Center. This is the final ferry flight scheduled in the Space Shuttle Program era.”
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