[Space] I'm still not sure I believe it

Samuel Coniglio sam.coniglio at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 12:30:29 PST 2010


We need to get an article written about this.  Maybe for National Space
Society, MAKE mag., maybe even WIRED.

How do you like this for a title:
"DIY Space: How computer hackers became space hackers"

Sam

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On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:58 AM, Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com>
> wrote:
> > What was the estimated peak height? (Compared to the 100km edge of space
> > measurement).
>
> We were around a fifth of the way up - we know we were over 60k feet,
> but I don't think we got much higher than 70k feet given the flight
> time, but we don't know for sure. We can do twice that much with some
> practice.
>
> m.
>
> >
> >
> > Ariel Waldman | digital anthropologist
> >
> > [ http://arielwaldman.com | http://spacehack.org ]
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:38 AM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> SMS, totally.  I think the battery died on the radio well before it
> >> landed.
> >> Christie
> >> _______
> >> "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." -- W. Blake.
> >>
> >> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
> >> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
> >>
> >>
> >> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:34 AM, deleted <arbzed at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Great job, Spacebridge!  You guys totally nailed it on the first
> attempt.
> >>>
> >>> Out of curiousity, which of your tracking methods ended up leading you
> >>> to the balloon?   APRS or SMS from the G1?
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 11:11 AM, Praveen Sinha <dmhomee at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>> > Guys I am so proud of you and noisebridge.  The pictures are awesome!
> >>> > wtg!!  I am deeply sad that I did not have time this month to
> >>> > participate in
> >>> > this :(.   "Our hackspace launched shit in to space today - what did
> >>> > you do"
> >>> >
> >>> > Cheers!
> >>> > Praveen
> >>> >
> >>> > On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:24 AM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com
> >
> >>> > wrote:
> >>> >>
> >>> >> Yah.  So exhausted.  But so excited I can't sleep.  Finally got a
> >>> >> chance
> >>> >> to review all the email and chat with folks in IRC.  There's such
> >>> >> incredible
> >>> >> enthusiasm for what we accomplished today.  Andy mentioned that it
> was
> >>> >> a
> >>> >> really odd thing that his news of delivering a Scanning Electron
> >>> >> Microscope
> >>> >> to the space was dwarfed by our incredible feat.
> >>> >> Oh, and Mikolaj, I'm sorry I doubted we could get this done by
> today.
> >>> >>  I
> >>> >> clearly was mistaken.
> >>> >> Christie
> >>> >> _______
> >>> >> "The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." -- W. Blake.
> >>> >>
> >>> >> The outer bounds is only the beginning.
> >>> >> http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
> >>> >>
> >>> >>
> >>> >> On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 1:02 AM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
> wrote:
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> Totally amazing day :) Thanks to everyone who helped before and
> >>> >>> during
> >>> >>> the launch and chase - the story has its share of bizarre chapters,
> >>> >>> and the blog posts to come should be almost as fantastic as the
> >>> >>> photos
> >>> >>> ;)
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> Debrief at Noisebridge on Tuesday at 7pm, prior to the NB general
> >>> >>> meeting... and we still have two more balloons and another whole
> tank
> >>> >>> of helium to find purpose for.
> >>> >>>
> >>> >>> m, south of exhausted.
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