Now Your Startup Can Borrow a Wind Tunnel From NASA

NASA Wind Tunnel Courtesy NASA

This week, President Obama is highlighting what anyone who’s ever bought a driftwood birdhouse on Etsy or crowdfunded a robotic cockroach already knows: The maker movement is gaining steam. Today, Obama will announce a new program to give inventors access to $5 billion in equipment at 700 federal research and development facilities. Tomorrow, the White House will host a Maker Faire, a festival for crafters, amateur inventors, and all manner of do-it-yourself enthusiasts.

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