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Gallery: Snapshots from NYC's World Maker Faire 2014

Stargazing

Telescopes at Maker Faire

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The Amateur Astronomers Association set up telescopes for stargazers at World Maker Faire in New York City on Sept. 20, 2014.

Do it yourself

Wearable Tech at Maker Faire

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Artist and technologist Kate Hartman demonstrates how to make your own wearable tech.

Play it again

Maker Faire Projects

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Maker Faire is a celebration of innovation, science and technology. This violin is can be played remotely via a control panel. Users can move the control panel like an actual violin bow.

To the stars

Spacesuit at Maker Faire

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Maker Faire attendees could see a NASA spacesuit up close.

As the astronauts do

Spacesuit Gloves at Maker Faire

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NASA's exhibit at World Maker Faire in New York City featured robotic gloves for people to see how hard it it for astronauts to perform maintenance tasks during spacewalks.

Cube sats

Maker Faire 2014

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About 700 "makers" and an estimated 85,000 are participating in the 2014 World Maker Faire in Queens, New York.

Here, NASA displays models of tiny satellites known as "cube sats."

3D printing

3D Printer at World Maker Faire

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A 3D printer on display at World Maker Faire in Queens, New York, on Sept. 20, 2014.

Trinkets

3D-Printed Objects at Maker Faire

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Spark Workshop, based in Brooklyn, New York, displayed some 3D-printed objects at World Maker Faire in New York City on Sept. 20, 2014.

Have a look

Microscopes at Maker Faire

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At World Maker Faire, kids were invited to test out microscopes. The event was held at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, New York.