Instructables: exploring - - nasa http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 22:32:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Build Scale Model Rockets http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Scale-Model-Rockets/
Build Scale Model Rockets - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/J1D2/HXQMWI6F/FNVJ1D2HXQMWI6F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/J1D2/HXQMWI6F/FNVJ1D2HXQMWI6F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/J1D2/HXQMWI6F/FNVJ1D2HXQMWI6F.SMALL.jpg caitlinsdad Semi-scale? Super-scale? Fn good-enough-for-government work-scale? Make realistic model rockets based on real rockets. This is the Little Joe II, test vehicle for the Apollo space capsule which was launched on a Saturn V rocket. Wow, it's been 45 years since the first landing on the moon with Apollo...
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Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:26:07 PDT
littleBits Grappler: the robotic space arm http://www.instructables.com/id/littleBits-Grappler-the-robotic-space-arm/
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Tue, 3 Jun 2014 06:30:41 PDT
Home Made Saturn V http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Made-Saturn-V/
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 14:03:14 PDT
Frank's Water Rocket Overview and Demonstration http://www.instructables.com/id/Franks-Water-Rocket-Overview-and-Demonstration/
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Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:58:19 PST
NASA Astronaut style Key-Chain http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-Astronaut-style-Key-Chain/
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 21:03:33 PDT
Create a Galaxy Print with Inkodye http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Galaxy-Print-with-Inkodye/
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 10:03:46 PDT
Micro Rocket http://www.instructables.com/id/Micro-Rocket/
Micro Rocket - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/GXQE/HG85CMVK/FZJGXQEHG85CMVK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/GXQE/HG85CMVK/FZJGXQEHG85CMVK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/GXQE/HG85CMVK/FZJGXQEHG85CMVK.SMALL.jpg hviaene So you want to make a model rocket. This project is not really expensive with the engine being the largest cost (ca. 10€ per engine in a pack of ten). It is so easy your child could do it with only a little help of an adult. Tools Cello tape, double-sided tape, heavy paper (250g/m^2), rocket moto...
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Mon, 6 May 2013 03:41:20 PDT
Find Your Place in the Solar System http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-Your-Place-in-the-Solar-System-1/
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Sat, 6 Apr 2013 10:02:08 PDT
NASA T-shirt to Tank Top Transformation! http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-T-shirt-to-Tank-Top-Transformation/
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:37:22 PDT
NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day http://www.instructables.com/id/NASA-Astronomy-Picture-of-the-Day/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 14:09:10 PST
DIY Doctor Who and Firefly Space Themed Ornaments http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Doctor-Who-and-Firefly-Space-Themed-Ornaments/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/O9L3/HAUNM4JU/F3ZO9L3HAUNM4JU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/O9L3/HAUNM4JU/F3ZO9L3HAUNM4JU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Z/O9L3/HAUNM4JU/F3ZO9L3HAUNM4JU.SMALL.jpg beinggeekchic This set of four printable ornaments is easy enough to understand: First, download the PDF (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SET!) Did you download them? Good. Now: 1. Print it out 2. Cut out the circles 3. Punch a hole in the top 4. Add ribbon 5. Hang on tree You’ll get four ornament printables: Two ...
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Thu, 20 Dec 2012 09:20:05 PST
Astronaut Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Astronaut-Costume/
Astronaut Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QF74/H8TTO3VJ/FG2QF74H8TTO3VJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QF74/H8TTO3VJ/FG2QF74H8TTO3VJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG2/QF74/H8TTO3VJ/FG2QF74H8TTO3VJ.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura I love space. So I decided to make a space suit** for halloween. It was super fun to make, and relatively inexpensive. I was able to make it out of things I had lying around from old projects. I imagine that if any maker-type wants to put this together, that already has a stock of supplies will onl...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 20:44:48 PDT
One small step for [a] man http://www.instructables.com/id/One-small-step-for-a-man/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DMNZ/H8XM1QES/F4SDMNZH8XM1QES.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DMNZ/H8XM1QES/F4SDMNZH8XM1QES.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4S/DMNZ/H8XM1QES/F4SDMNZH8XM1QES.SMALL.jpg vinylsbyvogel With a little time, patience and some duct tape (and a snow suit, and felt, and water bottles, and a cereal box and some custom vinyl stickers from Vinyls by Vogel)  you too can send your child and dog to the moon! 
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Wed, 24 Oct 2012 18:10:13 PDT
9 Square Meter Nasa ParaWing Traction Kite http://www.instructables.com/id/9-Square-Meter-Nasa-ParaWing-Traction-Kite/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/XM63/FA190LK6/FPCXM63FA190LK6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/XM63/FA190LK6/FPCXM63FA190LK6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPC/XM63/FA190LK6/FPCXM63FA190LK6.SMALL.jpg ewilhelm The NASA ParaWing 5 (NASA wing) is a single skin traction kite that is relatively easy to sew and is a great introductory kite.  Typically, it's flown using 4 lines attached to two handles.   I've been flying -- and getting dragged around by -- big kites for more than 10 years, and this is the firs...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 15:29:22 PDT
Recycled Paper Gift Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Paper-Gift-Boxes/
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:10:07 PST
Featured Author: natantus http://www.instructables.com/id/Featured-Author-natantus/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GQDZ/GV0KKDWW/FNAGQDZGV0KKDWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GQDZ/GV0KKDWW/FNAGQDZGV0KKDWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/GQDZ/GV0KKDWW/FNAGQDZGV0KKDWW.SMALL.jpg wilgubeast   It is a rare pleasure to interview an author in person at the Instructables lab in San Francisco. I had that pleasure this week as natantus, better known to his friends and family as Chris Gilmer, stopped by for lunch, a tour, and an ambush-style paparazzo interview. I asked him about NASA ask...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2011 12:29:11 PST
The Making of Interplanetary: a Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Making-of-Interplanetary-a-Bracelet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/52T1/GNFSJSM7/FDZ52T1GNFSJSM7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/52T1/GNFSJSM7/FDZ52T1GNFSJSM7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/52T1/GNFSJSM7/FDZ52T1GNFSJSM7.SMALL.jpg soundinnovation This is a making of video for the creation of my art piece Interplanetary. The materials included: Sterling silver, brass, copper, and amethyst. Other tools/materials used: Silver solder, liver of sulphur, flux, pickle, beeswax, various hammers/tweezers, jewelers saw, acetylene torch,...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 17:10:56 PDT
Gingerbread Space Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Gingerbread-Space-Station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/BVOC/G33OZ4TM/FTPBVOCG33OZ4TM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/BVOC/G33OZ4TM/FTPBVOCG33OZ4TM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTP/BVOC/G33OZ4TM/FTPBVOCG33OZ4TM.SMALL.jpg bodgetastic A model of the International Space Station made from, what else, GINGERBREAD!!!
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Wed, 16 Dec 2009 18:49:42 PST
How to Moonwalk http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Moonwalk-6/
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Thu, 14 Aug 2008 21:23:11 PDT
The Flying Cone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Flying-Cone/
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Wed, 5 Mar 2008 01:09:28 PST
Make 100x's More Shaving Cream http://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Chamber-Project-1-Shaving-Cream-Experiment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/YVGP/FBU346WQ/F5OYVGPFBU346WQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/YVGP/FBU346WQ/F5OYVGPFBU346WQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/YVGP/FBU346WQ/F5OYVGPFBU346WQ.SMALL.jpg kentchemistry.com Music: Kevin MacLeod Shaving cream is placed into a vacuum chamber, then the vacuum is turned on. The chemicals are arranged such that there are many pockets of air trapped inside the shaving cream. The air pockets in shaving cream will expand in a vacuum. As the pressure gradually decreases the v...
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Thu, 24 Jan 2008 19:23:01 PST