[Space] Fwd: [Noisebridge-discuss] Yuri's Night

Samuel Coniglio sam.coniglio at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 14:30:22 PST 2010


What time is the meeting?  I have to be in SF for work related stuff.

Keep in mind this is on a Federal Airfield, so there may be limits how high
you can fly a balloon.

(FYI, I was involved in the media team for 2007-8 Yuri's Night, and ran the
first SF shows in 2002-2003.)

For 2007-8 it was a Burner-ific event.  This year is more mainstream, so I'm
not sure what is lined up exhibit-wise.

Note: Yuri's Night is synced up with the * Conrad Innovation Summit* (Inspiring
and rewarding students to create new products): *April 8-10, 2010*
http://www.conradawards.org/
and
http://www.conradawards.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=243&Itemid=285

*Yuri's Night Bay Area* (one of the largest space education/parties in the
world): *April 9-10, 2010*
http://ynba.org/
Note:  Conrad Summit and Yuri's Night are teaming up together with some
serious space celebs, including Anousheh Ansari!
*
*
The event is in two parts: the April 9th day is more education and kids, and
the 10th is a space party in TWO aircraft hangars, with speakers, exhibits
and music.  This year there are some serious acts playing. I don't work for
YNBA this year, but that may change in a few days.

Sam

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On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 2:19 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:

> Okay, I'm starting to get excited about this idea. Let's talk about it
> tonight - Jonathan, Nils and I are at Noisebridge now, and working on
> launch-related things, but we should pick this up over dinner. If we
> could get formal approval from the appropriate authorities to mess
> around in Moffet-controlled airspace on the day... maybe that would be
> a prime occasion to try the UAV return or something.
>
> m.
>
> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 12:25 PM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > NOW you're talking!
> > C.
> > _______
> > "We also briefly discussed having officers replaced by very small shell
> > scripts." -- Noisebridge meeting notes 2008-06-17
> >
> > The outer bounds is only the beginning.
> > http://www.flickr.com/photos/genriel/sets/72157623376093724/
> >
> >
> > On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Jonathan Moore <moore at eds.org> wrote:
> >> > On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 9:21 AM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
> wrote:
> >> >> On Sat, Mar 6, 2010 at 7:03 PM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com
> >
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >>> We're going to do this, no?  I can't see a group better suited for
> it
> >> >>> than
> >> >>> us.  Hell, we're singlehandedly kick-starting the amateur space
> race!
> >> >>
> >> >> You make a convincing point :) I haven't been to a Yuri's Night early
> >> >> enough to see what the presentations are like - what would we be
> >> >> doing? Just show and tell, huge foamcore photo displays, other stuff?
> >> >
> >> > I think we should build a femto-payload and launch it with a regular
> >> > party balloon from the party.
> >>
> >> I like your thinking - a launch event would be neat, though I think
> >> that having some of those 9V-battery powered spycams suspended from
> >> tethered balloons would be a good thing just to have displaying on
> >> monitors too.
> >>
> >> m.
> >>
> >> >
> >> > -Jonathan
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