Space-y Photos from Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

NASA Makers: Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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An artist's real-time interpretation of NASA science chief John Grunsfeld's presentation at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013.

Astronaut John Grunsfeld at Maker Faire 2013

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NASA science chief John Grunsfeld talks to an aspiring young space scientist after talking at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013.

Prize-Winning Amateur Rocketeers at Maker Faire

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Amateur rocketeer Ken Biba speaks at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013. At left is the rocket he and his team built, which flew to an altitude of more than 104,000 feet in September 2012.

Submarine or Rocket? Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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A homemade submarine on display at Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 on May 18 in San Mateo, Calif.

R2 D2s Abound: Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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Star Wars R2D2 enthusiasts felt at home at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013.

Beaded Spaceship: Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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A homemade beaded spaceship on display at Maker Faire Bay Area 2013.

Rockets This Way: Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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A sign points the way to rockets and more while strange sculptures stand guard at Maker Faire Bay Area 2013.

Robot Kicker: Maker Faire Bay Area

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This ball-kicking robot may have been the cutest thing at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013 in San Mateo, Calif.

Robots! - Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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Robots (with people inside) make an appearance at Maker Faire Bay Area 2013.

Rockets or Fire Arts or Food: Maker Faire 2013

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A close-up of the Maker Faire Bay Area 2013 road sign. Rockets, that-a-way...

Robot Lollipop Licker: Maker Faire Bay Area 2013

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Kinetic art depicting a tongue licking a lollipop at Maker Faire Bay Area on May 18, 2013 in San Mateo, Calif.

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