EccentricAnomaly writes: "David Cash has some interesting
pictures of the International Space Station made with a
Celestron telescope and webcam. This makes me want to get back into
amateur astronomy ... in part, as a fun way to learn image processing."
The resolution Cash achieved with consumer-grade equipment (Celestron Ultima 9.25 telescope
and Philips Vesta Pro camera) is amazing. Demanding a slightly more visceral approach to space is "Rocket Guy
" Brian Walker, who plans in the near future to launch himself to around 30 miles up in a home-brewed rocket. An unnamed reader points out the current feature on Walker
over at space.com.