I recently picked up a fantastic book called Worlds Apart: A Textbook in Planetary Sciences. It’s an older text from 1994, but still contains a wealth of information about the planets and moons of our solar system, as well as some discussion on meteorites, asteroids, the sun, and origins of our solar system. I thought it … More Planetary Science: Meteorites
Introduction I remember vividly picking up a copy of MAKE magazine and being captivated by an article on building a high altitude balloon (HAB). For years, I had wished there was some project I could undertake as a hobbyist that would give me a glimpse into space. While a HAB doesn’t reach the altitude technically considered … More High Altitude Balloon – Success!