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

Mikolaj Habryn dichro at rcpt.to
Sun Mar 7 14:35:54 PST 2010


Meeting is 6ish, as per usual, and there'll be dinner afterwards.
There's people around now and will be for the rest of the day since
we're trying to build enough to decide either way on a launch next
weekend.

m.

On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 2:30 PM, Samuel Coniglio <sam.coniglio at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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