[Space] Spacedroid launch (SpaceBridgeBeta) this Saturday!

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Thu Mar 25 14:38:05 PDT 2010


I'll be bringing my camping gear anyway.  Mostly because I have nowhere else
to keep it.  But we can always dream.

Christie
_______
"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 Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to> wrote:

> There is, sadly, only a narrow window between when we're likely to get
> people out of bed, and when it starts getting too late. This gets wider as
> the days get longer, but we were also musing about doing a late night launch
> (once we can confidently anticipate 6-8 hour flights), sleep, and then drive
> to intercept it in the morning.
>
> m.
>
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 1:45 PM, Rick Mann <rmann at latencyzero.com> wrote:
>
>> I wanted to point out that a 10 am meet time in SF is probably too late.
>> Perhaps you guys know better, because you've done this once, but it seems
>> like you probably won't get out to that site 'till three hours later,
>> putting launch at probably 1:30 or 2 pm. Several hours of flight, and you'll
>> be pushing a setting sun during recovery, probably not ideal. If any delays
>> occur, of course, it could go much later.
>>
>> Is that suggested launch site still the plan of record?
>>
>> --
>> Rick
>>
>> On Mar 25, 2010, at 13:38:10, Greg Stramback wrote:
>>
>> > still very up in the air for me.  all hell is breaking loose at work and
>> the mutterings of having to work over the weekend have returned.
>> >
>> > i probably won't know until late tomorrow.
>> >
>> > -g-
>> >
>> > On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 10:48 AM, <nils at shkoo.com> wrote:
>> > Did you figure out if you're going or not?
>> >
>> > I can also drive.  I have 4wd and 5 seats for people including driver (6
>> if we're friendly), minus whatever room we want to take up for equipment.
>> Mine's a SUV (nissan xtera) not a pickup, so that's an added consideration
>> when evaluating cargo needs.
>> >
>> > If we have a lot of people who want to go with, maybe we should both
>> drive... :)
>> >
>> > -nils
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, 22 Mar 2010, Greg Stramback wrote:
>> >
>> > Depending on how things go, I might be available for this Saturday.
>> >
>> > That said, I have room to comfortably fit 3 passengers with me, laptops,
>> > gear in the truck bed etc.  I have a full suite of radio gear on 6m, 2m
>> > 70cm... the 6m and 2m gear are 110w Motorola monsters.  Also have a
>> Kenwood
>> > d710 in the truck for APRS yummyness.  I have 4 additional UHF portables
>> on
>> > commercial frequencies licensed for myself and for Burning Man.
>> >
>> > Fuel costs are of no concern to me.
>> >
>> > I'll know for certain if I can make it within the next 24hrs.
>> >
>> > -g-
>> >
>> > On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Christie Dudley <longobord at gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> > Oooh, I have some nice sarongs.  But I already have a nice pair of pants
>> > picked out.
>> >
>> > 1. I'm coming and I'm retrieving Blake so he can come (and stay to the
>> end)
>> > too.
>> >
>> > 2. I will show up just as soon as I can manage to get out of bed and run
>> > fetch Blake from his place across town.  It is my intention that this
>> will
>> > be well before 10AM, but you know how intentions go.
>> >
>> > 3. I am bringing my van, which should be hauling helium.  I will have
>> > enough room to take 1? 2? more than are already committed. (Mikolaj,
>> want to
>> > ride with me again?)  I would like to see fewer, larger vehicles
>> running.  I
>> > thought before it'd be better to have lots of chase vehicles to surround
>> the
>> > thing, but it seems to me that it'd be more efficient and fun to have us
>> all
>> > load up in fewer vehicles.  The biggest expense from the last launch was
>> > gas.
>> >
>> > 4. I think I'm loading up a lot of the stuff from Noisebridge in the
>> van,
>> > including the helium.  I am also bringing tape. And maybe a stapler to
>> > staple tape (seriously) so we're not reliant on adhesives.
>> >
>> > _______
>> > "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 Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 11:56 AM, Mikolaj Habryn <dichro at rcpt.to>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > 1. I'm coming.
>> > 2. 10am sounds tractable - leaves us some time to faff around but still
>> > get out there and setting up by midday.
>> > 4. I'm bringing pants. And everybody else should too (exception granted
>> > for kilts/skirts/sarongs for those so inclined).
>> >
>> > m.
>> >
>> > On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 7:54 PM, Ariel Waldman <ariel at arielwaldman.com
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> > Starting a thread for everyone to coordinate:
>> >
>> > 1. who's coming
>> > 2. when are we meeting up at Noisebridge to drive out (sounding like it
>> > might be 10am on the 27th, someone needs to confirm)
>> > 3. how many seats/cars available to drive up to the launch location
>> > 4. who's bringing what
>> >
>> > For me:
>> > 1. I'm coming
>> > 4. I'm bringing bright pink streamers
>> >
>> > Miscellaneous question: what did everyone do for food last time? :)
>> >
>> >
>> > Ariel Waldman | digital anthropologist
>> >
>> > [ http://arielwaldman.com | http://spacehack.org ]
>> >
>> >
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