[Space] Space Digest, Vol 3, Issue 2

Mikolaj Habryn dichro at rcpt.to
Fri Feb 5 13:54:23 PST 2010


On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 8:41 AM, Brian Choate <brian.choate at gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you guys planning on being at the space all day Saturday prepping for
> Sunday? I should be able to help out some on Saturday and probably go on
> Sunday.

Great! :) That's the likely schedule, yes - I'll probably be there
from midday Saturday at latest, and probably earlier, through to
whenever we're done. I expect setting up software and radio test to
consume lots of time, and we'll have errands to run to stores and
various other things.

m.

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>> Today's Topics:
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>>   1. revised expectations (Mikolaj Habryn)
>>   2. Re: revised expectations (Christie Dudley)
>>   3. Re: revised expectations (Samuel Coniglio)
>>   4. Re: revised expectations (Mikolaj Habryn)
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>> Message: 1
>> Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 18:07:13 -0800
>> From: Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
>> Subject: [Space] revised expectations
>> To: space <space at lists.noisebridge.net>
>> Cc: Reed Kennedy <atinytree at gmail.com>, Andrew Gerrand
>>        <andrewdg at gmail.com>
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>> Sunday's meeting resulted in a grand new plan... to launch THIS WEEKEND.
>>
>> At this stage we're still waiting on the FAA to chat about longer term
>> plans (presumably they're busy keeping planes from crashing into each
>> other and such bagatelles), but if we take care to stay under the
>> FAR101 requirements and out of air corridors, we should be fine. Ozzy
>> suggests launching from somewhere around here -
>>
>> http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=37.648762,-121.377983&spn=0.214204,0.318947&t=h&z=12
>> - and staying south of 132.
>>
>> There's a surprisingly small list of things to do (they're in wave,
>> tagged spacebridge - I haven't added everyone by hand, but subscribing
>> to spacebridge at googlegroups.com should magically give you edit access
>> to that wave and all the others - just don't start emailing that
>> address!). Thanks to Brian, Blake and Christopher (who have Done This
>> Before - http://spaceballoonproject.blogspot.com/) we have a parachute
>> and guidance on making CHDK work on the camera.
>>
>> Two more balloons and all the APRS gear are currently in transit;
>> Andrew has the G1 and will make it even smarter before launch.
>>
>> Problems left to solve (from wave):
>>  * payload enclosure and rigging
>>  * confirm where we're getting helium and arrange to have two tanks
>> waiting (ideally for weekend pickup), and what we need to know to
>> safely move it around
>>  * the APRS tracker will require external power (but everything else
>> has its own batteries)
>>  * consult tools mentioned at various earlier points to plot likely
>> trajectories and select a precise launch location
>>  * who will be available for assembling things on Saturday and
>> launching/chasing on Sunday
>>
>> Let's do this.
>>
>> m.
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 2
>> Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 18:17:57 -0800
>> From: Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Space] revised expectations
>> To: Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
>> Cc: space <space at lists.noisebridge.net>, Reed Kennedy
>>        <atinytree at gmail.com>,  Andrew Gerrand <andrewdg at gmail.com>
>> Message-ID:
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>> I suddenly find myself with a great deal more time on my hands.  I'll be
>> looking into this over the next few days and should be able to get the
>> following ready to go:
>>
>> * Hooking up all the APRS stuff when it comes in
>> * Helium
>> * Mapping out all the tools and getting a good projection.
>>
>> I don't know how much time I will have on Saturday, as I'm moving and
>> that's
>> a good day to enlist help for the bigger stuff.  It'll be my goal to have
>> it
>> all ready to go by Friday if we have a good plan together.
>>
>> I'd also like to go scout out a launch site one afternoon this week if
>> anyone's game to come with me.
>>
>> Christie
>> _______
>> "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." -- W. Blake.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 6:07 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>>
>> > Sunday's meeting resulted in a grand new plan... to launch THIS WEEKEND.
>> >
>> > At this stage we're still waiting on the FAA to chat about longer term
>> > plans (presumably they're busy keeping planes from crashing into each
>> > other and such bagatelles), but if we take care to stay under the
>> > FAR101 requirements and out of air corridors, we should be fine. Ozzy
>> > suggests launching from somewhere around here -
>> >
>> >
>> > http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=37.648762,-121.377983&spn=0.214204,0.318947&t=h&z=12
>> > - and staying south of 132.
>> >
>> > There's a surprisingly small list of things to do (they're in wave,
>> > tagged spacebridge - I haven't added everyone by hand, but subscribing
>> > to spacebridge at googlegroups.com should magically give you edit access
>> > to that wave and all the others - just don't start emailing that
>> > address!). Thanks to Brian, Blake and Christopher (who have Done This
>> > Before - http://spaceballoonproject.blogspot.com/) we have a parachute
>> > and guidance on making CHDK work on the camera.
>> >
>> > Two more balloons and all the APRS gear are currently in transit;
>> > Andrew has the G1 and will make it even smarter before launch.
>> >
>> > Problems left to solve (from wave):
>> >  * payload enclosure and rigging
>> >  * confirm where we're getting helium and arrange to have two tanks
>> > waiting (ideally for weekend pickup), and what we need to know to
>> > safely move it around
>> >  * the APRS tracker will require external power (but everything else
>> > has its own batteries)
>> >  * consult tools mentioned at various earlier points to plot likely
>> > trajectories and select a precise launch location
>> >  * who will be available for assembling things on Saturday and
>> > launching/chasing on Sunday
>> >
>> > Let's do this.
>> >
>> > m.
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>> Message: 3
>> Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2010 23:02:38 -0800
>> From: Samuel Coniglio <sam.coniglio at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Space] revised expectations
>> To: Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
>> Cc: space <space at lists.noisebridge.net>, Reed Kennedy
>>        <atinytree at gmail.com>,  Andrew Gerrand <andrewdg at gmail.com>
>> Message-ID: <C7E77D78-2906-4C17-91BF-A73CF2077B01 at gmail.com>
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>>
>> Best of Luck! I'm caught up in Drinkbots and Arduino programming right
>> now. Wish I could join you.
>>
>> Sam
>>
>> -- Samuel Coniglio
>> Teacher, Photographer, Designer, Space Tourism Advocate, Adventurer,
>> Lion Tamer
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Feb 2, 2010, at 6:07 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>>
>> > Sunday's meeting resulted in a grand new plan... to launch THIS
>> > WEEKEND.
>> >
>> > At this stage we're still waiting on the FAA to chat about longer term
>> > plans (presumably they're busy keeping planes from crashing into each
>> > other and such bagatelles), but if we take care to stay under the
>> > FAR101 requirements and out of air corridors, we should be fine. Ozzy
>> > suggests launching from somewhere around here -
>> >
>> > http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=37.648762,-121.377983&spn=0.214204,0.318947&t=h&z=12
>> > - and staying south of 132.
>> >
>> > There's a surprisingly small list of things to do (they're in wave,
>> > tagged spacebridge - I haven't added everyone by hand, but subscribing
>> > to spacebridge at googlegroups.com should magically give you edit access
>> > to that wave and all the others - just don't start emailing that
>> > address!). Thanks to Brian, Blake and Christopher (who have Done This
>> > Before - http://spaceballoonproject.blogspot.com/) we have a parachute
>> > and guidance on making CHDK work on the camera.
>> >
>> > Two more balloons and all the APRS gear are currently in transit;
>> > Andrew has the G1 and will make it even smarter before launch.
>> >
>> > Problems left to solve (from wave):
>> >  * payload enclosure and rigging
>> >  * confirm where we're getting helium and arrange to have two tanks
>> > waiting (ideally for weekend pickup), and what we need to know to
>> > safely move it around
>> >  * the APRS tracker will require external power (but everything else
>> > has its own batteries)
>> >  * consult tools mentioned at various earlier points to plot likely
>> > trajectories and select a precise launch location
>> >  * who will be available for assembling things on Saturday and
>> > launching/chasing on Sunday
>> >
>> > Let's do this.
>> >
>> > m.
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>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 4
>> Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 10:39:13 -0800
>> From: Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
>> Subject: Re: [Space] revised expectations
>> To: Samuel Coniglio <sam.coniglio at gmail.com>
>> Cc: space <space at lists.noisebridge.net>, Reed Kennedy
>>        <atinytree at gmail.com>,  Andrew Gerrand <andrewdg at gmail.com>
>> Message-ID:
>>        <cd7d9f3b1002031039x3bed7b05v74fc1a300aab2753 at mail.gmail.com>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 11:02 PM, Samuel Coniglio <sam.coniglio at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Best of Luck! I'm caught up in Drinkbots and Arduino programming right
>> > now.
>> > Wish I could join you.
>>
>> Looking forward to seeing the results at Roboexotica - and we'll save
>> some launching for you, don't worry :)
>>
>> m.
>>
>> >
>> > Sam
>> >
>> > -- Samuel Coniglio
>> > Teacher, Photographer, Designer, Space Tourism Advocate, Adventurer,
>> > Lion
>> > Tamer
>> >
>> > Sent from my iPhone
>> >
>> > On Feb 2, 2010, at 6:07 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Sunday's meeting resulted in a grand new plan... to launch THIS
>> >> WEEKEND.
>> >>
>> >> At this stage we're still waiting on the FAA to chat about longer term
>> >> plans (presumably they're busy keeping planes from crashing into each
>> >> other and such bagatelles), but if we take care to stay under the
>> >> FAR101 requirements and out of air corridors, we should be fine. Ozzy
>> >> suggests launching from somewhere around here -
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=37.648762,-121.377983&spn=0.214204,0.318947&t=h&z=12
>> >> - and staying south of 132.
>> >>
>> >> There's a surprisingly small list of things to do (they're in wave,
>> >> tagged spacebridge - I haven't added everyone by hand, but subscribing
>> >> to spacebridge at googlegroups.com should magically give you edit access
>> >> to that wave and all the others - just don't start emailing that
>> >> address!). Thanks to Brian, Blake and Christopher (who have Done This
>> >> Before - http://spaceballoonproject.blogspot.com/) we have a parachute
>> >> and guidance on making CHDK work on the camera.
>> >>
>> >> Two more balloons and all the APRS gear are currently in transit;
>> >> Andrew has the G1 and will make it even smarter before launch.
>> >>
>> >> Problems left to solve (from wave):
>> >> ?* payload enclosure and rigging
>> >> ?* confirm where we're getting helium and arrange to have two tanks
>> >> waiting (ideally for weekend pickup), and what we need to know to
>> >> safely move it around
>> >> ?* the APRS tracker will require external power (but everything else
>> >> has its own batteries)
>> >> ?* consult tools mentioned at various earlier points to plot likely
>> >> trajectories and select a precise launch location
>> >> ?* who will be available for assembling things on Saturday and
>> >> launching/chasing on Sunday
>> >>
>> >> Let's do this.
>> >>
>> >> m.
>> >> _______________________________________________
>> >> Space mailing list
>> >> Space at lists.noisebridge.net
>> >> https://www.noisebridge.net/mailman/listinfo/space
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