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EMS Nearspace Balloon a Success!

Over the last several months, a group of EMS members have been working on a nearspace balloon. What is a nearspace balloon? You can think of it as a sort of poor man’s satellite. Of course it would be fun and geeky to design our own satellite, but that would be very expensive. The next…

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Shop Cleanup Day

  It’s been a long time since we had a shop cleanup day, and we needed it pretty badly. We had around eight people show up today to help clean, organize, and otherwise improve EMS. While there is still more that can be done, we made a lot of great progress and made some pretty…

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New Tools Update #1

EMS received a generous donation at the end of 2014. The board decided we should spend that money on some new tools for our members. After a discussion in the EMS Discuss mailing list, we opted to spend some money on two things. CNC milling machine Laser cutter Those things seemed pretty high up on…

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Eugene Maker Faire: Call for Makers

It’s time to get ready for Eugene Maker Faire. We have just four short months to get our projects ready for show ‘n’ tell. Eugene Maker Space will be a big contributor to the Faire this year, as always. There will be plenty of opportunities to volunteer. Eugene Maker Faire June 13th, 2015 10:00 AM…

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