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Happy Ada Lovelace day, ISS to start 3D printing telescopes, and more....

13 Oct 2015, 18:43 UTC
Happy Ada Lovelace day, ISS to start 3D printing telescopes, and more....
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Happy Ada Lovelace day:The sad truth is that there's still a huge disparity between the numbers of women and Men in science and engineering, To help get the world moving on fixing this why not celebrate Ada Lovelace day, and check out #ilooklikeanengineer , which is simply for anyone who doesn't fit the white male stereotype of engineers.  Ada Lovelace, by the way, was the daughter of Lord Byron, a writer, a mathematician, and she wrote the worlds first ever computer program. In the nineteenth century.Above: 'The Enchantress of Numbers' (her genuine nickname), Ada Lovelace. Moonspike: A Kickstarter to the Moon:Moonspike is what I'd call an ambitious project: A tiny team of rocket and spacecraft engineers intend to launch a tiny spacecraft to the Moon. That's pretty ambitious by itself, but they plan to raise all their own funding via kickstarter (follow the title link) and build both the Moon lander and the rocket to get it into space, all by themselves.I don't know if this will work, but if it does become the worlds first 100% open source Moon mission I'll be very pleased to have made a little donation to it (to be honest I'll be happy enough even ...

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