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Welcome to HobbySpace. the site that will prove to you that everyone can participate in space exploration and development in one way or another.
March 2006
Space Activities in the Spotlight
Two space hobbies
Geocaching.com
Geocaching
Anyone with a GPS navigator device can participate in this treasure hunting sport. Caches are hidden all over the world. Use posted benchmarks to get close to a cache and then use your eyes and detective senses to locate them

The Sikhote-Alin, 24 grams
Meteorite Collecting
Hunting and collecting meteorites have become very popular pursuits. There are many kinds of meteorites. Some are common and some are very rare and valuable. Some even come from the Moon and Mars. There are many websites devoted to meteorites. See, for example, the introductory information at the International Meteorite Collectors Association.

Space Artist Spotlight
Reflections by B. E. Johnson
Coke Float  by B. E. Johnson
This New Ocean  by B. E. Johnson
Orient Express  by B. E. Johnson
B. E. Johnson
More space art...
Space Music of the Month
Run Over By A Rover
The Dude from Mars
Previous space music in spotlight
It's a Whole New Outer Space Out There

Lunar Lander Challenge - XP Cup
Lunar Lander Challenge at the XP Cup Spaceflight Exposition
October 21-22, 2006

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The NASA Centennial Challenges Program and the X PRIZE Foundation are sponsoring the $2M million Lunar Lander Challenge (LLC). The first competition will be held at the XP Cup in Las Cruces, New Mexico during October 21-22, 2006.

"The LLC will require a rocket capable of vertical takeoff and vertical landing to fly from one pad to another and back. The LLC is broken into two difficulty levels to maximize the interest from potential competitors while still resulting in the development of vehicles that are of value to NASA."

Space Elevator Challenge
Spaceward Competitions
The NASA Centennial Challenges Program and the SpaceWard Foundation are sponsoring competitons to develop two technologies that will be essential for space elevators: high strength fibers for the elevator cables and climbers that can travel up and down the cables. The first event occurred in the second competition will take place in July-August, 2006, in a Mountain View, CA.

America's Space Prize
America's Space Prize

Bigelow Aerospace is sponsoring this $50 million dollar competition for the first company to launch a privately developed space transport vehicle to orbit. The vehicle must be capable of carrying at least 5 people and must beat the deadline of January 10, 2010.

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Space Explorers
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deep space probes.

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Februrary - April

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The Art of C. Sergent Lindsey
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