[Noisebridge-discuss] Impulse trip down to Vandenberg to see the latest SpaceX launch tomorrow (Sunday)?

Adrian Chadd adrian.chadd at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 01:42:17 UTC 2016


If people go then please hit me up. I will likely be staying in Santa Maria
overnight and will want early morning coffee and breakfast.

Adrian
On Jan 16, 2016 5:27 PM, "zaki at manian.org" <zaki at manian.org> wrote:

> Hey Danny,
>
> I'm interested in this idea.
>
> Leave like 3:30 or 4 am?
>
> I have a car and/or would be willing chip in for a rental.
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 4:42 PM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On Saturday, January 16, 2016, Alex Merlin Glowaski <
>> alex.glowaski at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> THAT SOUNDS AWESOME I WANNA GO
>>>
>>
>> You got a car? Want to hire one with me? I only research about asteroid
>> mining: I don't really know how to get out of San Francisco
>>
>>
>>
>>> On Jan 16, 2016 3:37 PM, "Adrian Chadd" <adrian.chadd at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Already en route!
>>>>
>>>> -a
>>>> On Jan 16, 2016 3:32 PM, "Danny O'Brien" <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> SpaceX are launching an oceanography satellite tomorrow, and also
>>>>> trying another one of their booster rocket return landings tomorrow at
>>>>> Vandenberg, which is about 300 miles south of San Francisco. The launch is
>>>>> timed for 10.42AM Sunday.
>>>>>
>>>>> Is anyone interested in driving down to see it? A regular
>>>>> rocket-watcher writes on the SpaceX reddit:
>>>>>
>>>>> *If you are on the fence about driving to view...* You should take
>>>>> the gamble to come see this launch. It's extremely rare to have a launch be
>>>>> on the weekend, during the day and have a 100% weather clearance three days
>>>>> in advance. This is the perfect launch to see if you live 200 miles away
>>>>> and are considering the drive. It's always a roll of the dice but the odds
>>>>> are best on this one.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/415ppz/tips_on_viewing_sundays_launch_from_vafb/
>>>>>
>>>>> I don't drive, but I'd happily pony up fuel or even a car hire to
>>>>> accompany someone else down there. We'd have to get up super early, and the
>>>>> launch could always be postponed or cancelled for non-weather reasons, but
>>>>> remember: we do these things not because they are easy, but because they
>>>>> are hard, and also for the chance of wandering around outside military
>>>>> installations and having lunch at weird space exploration boom towns
>>>>> afterwards:
>>>>> https://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comments/415ppz/tips_on_viewing_sundays_launch_from_vafb/cz048l0
>>>>>
>>>>> d.
>>>>>
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