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- DescriptionCan any hobbyist build a satellite? Our DIY guide steps you through designing and building a base picosatellite platform tough eugh to withstand launch and survive in orbit. If you have basic maker skills, you can build a space-ready solar-powered computer-controlled assembly suitable for attaching instruments and rocketing into space.
- Author BiographyAlexander Sandy Antunes (born 1967 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a Maryland-area astronomer, author, and role playing game designer. He graduated from Boston University in 1989 with a dual major in astronomy and physics, received a Masters in astronomy from Penn State in 1992, and received his PhD in computational astrophysics from George Mason University in 2005. He was the Maryland Science Center Science Person of the Month for May 2007.
- Author(s)Sandy Antunes
- PublisherO'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
- Date of Publication02/03/2012
- SubjectOther Specific Technologies
- Place of PublicationSebastopol
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMaker Media
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight113 g
- Width178 mm
- Height233 mm
- Spine8 mm
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