One-Man Ugandan Space Program To Build Country's First Satellite

Chris Nsamba — yes, the same guy who's trying to build a space shuttle from scratch in his mom's backyard — has turned his attention to something perhaps a bit more reasonable. He's making a small space satellite equipped with a camera, and occupied by one tiny passenger — a rat. » 7/23/13 2:16pm 7/23/13 2:16pm

Ugandan man wants to build space shuttle from scratch

Here's another entry for the DIY African aircraft files. In Kampala, Uganda, Chris Nsamba — freelance aeronautics engineer and founder of the African Space Research Program — is building an airplane in his backyard. Once he's done with this project, Nsamba will move on to constructing a homemade space shuttle. » 8/28/11 9:40am 8/28/11 9:40am