...and they'll give you free access to its data.
that old Satellite I told you about a while ago? Well, there are a few
transistorpunks out there willing to keep the dreams of the 70s alive.
In an effort to put the 30 year old ISEE3 back to work, a team of
scientists from various fields wants to re-establish communication with
the satellite and bring it back into near earth orbit where it can
resume duties. (This is the satellite that NASA couldn't talk to
anymore, so these guys dug up the old manuals and borrowed a radio
telescope to do the job themselves.) Once they have the old girl
functioning, they want to disseminate an app to the public that allows
anyone to access the satellite's data.
The only hitch: they need to raise $125,000 by May 18.
should be easy enough to find 12,500 people willing to donate $10 each.
You can't even get a meal at TGI Friday's for that much, so why don't
you head over to the project site and offer up your lunch money for the