[Space] Anyone interested in flying to the moon?

Alex Paul alex at alexpaul.net
Fri Feb 17 13:39:48 PST 2012


I'd love to get involved. I've got background in programming,
specifically C and more recently map-reduce and data visualization.

I have the same question: where or how should I start?

Thanks, this sounds awesome,
[ap]

On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:22 AM, Carol Sanders <carolsand at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm interested. I usd to setup communications systems in the military and am
> interested in any radio projects. I would also lime to gain more experience
> programming.
>
> Where or how should I start?
>
> Thanks
>
>
> On Thursday, February 16, 2012, Steve Berl wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm part of Team Phoenicia, one of the teams currently participating in
>> the Google Lunar X Prize competition. We are trying to grow our team a bit,
>> and I'm wondering if anyone on this list would be interested.
>>
>> We are mostly located in the SF bay area, and a lot of the hardware
>> happens down in Menlo Park, but depending on what you might be interested in
>> geography might not matter.
>>
>> We need people with all sorts of skills. In particular we need someone
>> with interest in radio and radar, and maybe lasers. Also mechanical
>> designer. We have a few software people, but we could definitely use some
>> more help, so experience in real time embedded systems would be great. But
>> we also need to develop ground station software with graphical interfaces,
>> and data processing applications.
>>
>> So there is a ton of work to do and problems to solve. Tell me what you
>> are interested in, and I bet we can find something for you to work on.
>>
>> And this is not a "job". Nobody on the team is getting paid for their
>> work. We are all doing it for the fun, and most have day jobs. There is
>> potential that a business may come out of this work in the future, but for
>> now we are just a bunch of hardware and software hackers trying to build
>> some really cool machines.
>>
>> What do you think?
>>
>> -steve
>
>
>
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