Amateur Space Exploration
Who are we?
Team Prometheus is an organization of
individuals promoting the exploration of
space for the purpose of finding economical
means of utilizing this environment to the
benefit of all mankind. We believe there are
economical Means to achieve this.
What we do here:
Amateur Rocketry, High Altitude Balloons
(HiBalls) UAV Spacecraft. Satellite
Communications, Cubesats, Ground Control
and provide information for those that want
to get involved with Amateur Space
Exploration doing it HANDS ON.
Amateur Satellite Tracking Network
July 17, 2014
Using a combination of MavLink,Ardupilot and
MavProxy we are working on a global amateur
network for cubesat tracking.
UAV Spaceplane Project
October 29, 2013
We are working on a spaceplane project. It's a UAV
at first balloon launched from nearspace for testing.
With planned rocket launch missions.
August, 20 2013
Development of mission control has been ongoing
we finialised the design and started construction.
Welcome to our website about amateur space exploration! You may be asking what is
amateur space exploration? Isn't that beyond the amateur? Certianly not! We will show you
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From Rockets to Astronamy we will cover many different ways for the amateur to get
involved in real space exploration for you or a group of people. There is a lot you can
do, you will be suprised and amazed at the things you can acomplish.
Best of all everything we do here at Team Prometheus is an effort to keep cost low!
Nothing we do here is outside the reach of anyone with an average interest and a desire
to explore space. The way we do it it cost about the same as any hobby people do in
their spare time.
You don't even need to be a rocket scientist! Almost anyone with the desire that can
follow instructions and the ability to understand the safty concerns can do real space