Infinity Aerospace Announces Microgravity Experiments Partnership with XCOR

BROOMFIELD, Colo. (Infinity Aerospace PR) —
Infinity Aerospace, the creators of ArduLab, has unveiled their next product at the Next Gen Suborbital Researchers Conference. Infinity Aerospace has partnered with XCOR Aerospace to introduce a totally new way to access space. Starting today they will be offering a complete space program designed for individuals, teams, and classrooms and enabling them science and technology projects in space.


First Space Hacker Workshop Set for May 4-5 in Silicon Valley

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF. (Citizens in Space PR) –
Are you a hardware hacker? Do you have the Right Stuff to become a citizen scientist or citizen astronaut? Here’s your chance to find out.

Citizen scientists and hardware hackers will learn how to do “space on the cheap” at the first Space Hacker Workshop for Suborbital Experiments. Participants at the two-day workshop will learn how they can build and fly experiments in space, and even fly in space as citizen astronauts, through the Citizens in Space program.

The Space Hacker Workshop takes place May 4-5 at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, California, across the street (literally) from NASA Ames Research Center. The workshop is sponsored by Citizens in Space, a project of the United States Rocket Academy, and the Silicon Valley Space Center.


Citizen Science Microgravity Workshop Set for Silicon Valley

Citizen Science/SVSC/Ardulab Microgravity Workshop

The Silicon Valley Space Center
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 2:00 PM (PDT)
Mountain View, CA

This workshop covers the sub-orbital flight opportunities provided by the Citizen Science Program.

Citizen Science has purchased 10 flights about the XCOR Lynx vehicle.  Each flight can accommodate 12 cubelab/nanolab payloads and one payload astronaut.  Citizen Science challenges scientists, engineers, students, faculty, and astropreneur to develop the most compelling micro-gravity payloads for these commercial, NewSpace missions.  All entrants are welcome!!

Presentation topics include:

a)  An overview of the XCOR flight program
b)  The goals and objectives of sub-orbital Citizen Science
c)  A review of micro-gravity experiments
d)  Details on Ardulab construction and operations
e)  Hands-on design and operations of Ardulab modules
f)   Presentations and panel discussions by industry and governmental micro-gravity experts.

Meet and network with the new leaders of the commercial space industry.

Registration fee covers lunch with morning and afternoon snacks and PDF version of all presentation materials.

Silicon Valley Space Center to Develop Suborbital Payloads for Lynx

Mountain View, California, March 22, 2013 (SVSC PR) –
The Silicon Valley Space Center will develop four scientific payloads to fly on the XCOR Lynx spacecraft, which is currently under construction in Mojave, California.

The payloads will fly on missions sponsored by the United States Rocket Academy’s Citizens in Space program. The payloads are part of a cooperative agreement between the Silicon Valley Space Center and Citizens in Space, which was announced today.


NanoRacks Announces Winner of Open Source 1U NanoLab Space Station Research Platform

Infinity Aerospace creates “ArduLab” a low cost, off the shelf International Space Station (ISS) compliant NanoLab enabling a new chapter of space station utilization

LAS CRUCES, NM (NanoRacks PR) — NanoRacks (NR) today announced the selection of a winning proposal for their Announcement of Opportunity for off the shelf NanoLabs on the International Space Station. Infinity Aerospace was selected for their proposal to design, develop and market an Arduino based, open-source, 1U NanoLab for use on the NanoRacks space station research platforms, as well as all other platforms including Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo.