You know those excellent video downlink transmitters from Range Video that we recommend? Turns out that some of them are a little too excellent, which is to say that they're illegal (more power and different frequenceis than those allowed by FCC regs without a… Continue
Here's a few quick notes that will help you program your own Arduino-compatible boards for first-time use. This is just for people building their own boards. If you bought ArduPilot or BlimpDuino pre-made, all this has already been done for you, so ignore this.
After two earlier failures, SpaceX is going for their third oribital attempt o the Falcon 1 today, with expect launch time at 5:55sometime after 7:00 PDT Aborted. Stay tuned. May retry around 8:20. Watch the countdown live… Continue
Mattay has uploaded a very nice waypoint creation application, which uses the Terraserver satellite imagery and a point-and-click interface to create waypoint lists that you can use for your own autopilot. It's everything that PicoGS should have been, and unlike that one, it actually works ;-)