Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
Sparkfun Guys Visit DIY Aircraft Makers - Scaled Composites
I came across this article on Sparkfun's web site about a visit to Scaled Composites. This is a great read about getting invited to discuss the similarities between the two companies.
These guys are the winners of the Ansari X Prize with the privately funded rocket - Spaceship One.
Events & Activities
HMS Beagle Science Store - voted Coolest Store in Kansas City
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Local Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups
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