The PhD student Zac Manchester at Cornell University in the United States to open space for people that want to do their own experiments.
He now offers to send out your own small satellite in orbit around the Earth that sends a free of choice code to the earth.
The satellite, which is only slightly larger than a postage stamp consists of a circuit board tipped with a bit of electronics, photovoltaics, and a radio transmitter.
A swarm of hundreds of these satellites, which has been renamed to The Sprite Spacecraft, should be packed in a box, called Cubes, which is scheduled to be launched into space at the beginning of 2013. (more…)