[Space] Anyone interested in flying to the moon?

James Mulroy james.d.mulroy at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 18:57:19 PST 2012


Hey Steve, I'm James.

I'm a bit late on the response, but I'd like to see what you've got.

I'm a machinist student and a mechanical engineering student with
experience in composite materials.  I just had "Undergraduate Student
Experiences with Composite Materials" accepted to the International
Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, which is currently in
press.  I was also acknowledged in "Effect of Surface Roughness on the
Oxidation Behavior of the Ni-Base Superalloy ME3" in the Journal of
Materials Engineering Performance.  yadda yadda, and more.  *brag brag
brag*

So if you need a materials guy...

Let me know when the next meeting is and I'll see if I can make it!  I
like weekends.

Thanks,
James


On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Steve Berl <steveberl at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I've gotten a great response from my post to this list about Team Phoenicia and the GLXP effort.
>
> I know I suggested that we meet at Noisebridge on Tuesday, but it seems that I won't be able to make it for at least the next 2 weeks. Maybe when I come back from my trip. That would be the evening of March 3.
>
> In the meantime, I'd like to point folks to a few web resources related to our team:
>
> http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/ is info about the prize, rules, news, etc.
>
> http://www.googlelunarxprize.org/teams/team-phoenicia is Team Phoenicia's page on the GLXP site. You can check out our blog, videos, etc.
>
> There's also a youtube channel at http://www.youtube.com/teamphoenicia
>
> There's http://teamphoenicia.org/, which doesn't have a ton of content on it, and http://teamphoenicia.blogspot.com/ which is another blog, that is mostly pictures.
>
> If you look at these links, you will also see that we also have need for one or more people with good PR skills, who can help bring some life to our web presence ;-)
>
> -steve
>
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 3:16 PM, Jon Britton <jonbritton at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> I could make time at 7:30 tomorrow, too.
>>
>> My coworker Cameron, who is a far more competent developer than his
>> self-advocacy suggests, is also interested in talking more about the
>> project tomorrow night if you're free.
>>
>> Alternately, I'm presenting some robots I've made at Nightlife at the
>> California Academy of Sciences this Thursday, if anyone's up for
>> coming to the Sunset.  (Though, I'd need some lead time to sneak folks
>> in.)
>>
>>
>>  Jon
>>
>> --
>> e^x was at a party and wasn't having any fun. The others came up to
>> him and said he should integrate more, to which he responded "Oh it
>> wouldn't make any difference."
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 1:11 PM, Carol Sanders <carolsand at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I'm available this Tuesday at 19:30.
>> >
>> >
>> > On Friday, February 17, 2012, Steve Berl wrote:
>> >>
>> >> I see on the Noisebridge calendar that there is a regular meeting at 19:30
>> >> on Tuesday evenings.
>> >> Is that currently going on? Would that be a good opportunity to meet some
>> >> of you?
>> >>
>> >> -steve
>> >>
>> >> On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 1:39 PM, Alex Paul <alex at alexpaul.net> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> 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
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > --
>> >>> > Carol A. Sanders
>> >>> >
>> >>> > carolsand at gmail.com
>> >>> > Software QA Engineer/Network Engineer
>> >>> > Student-Scientist
>> >>> >
>> >>> > "Escape the Boundaries of Your Mentality"
>> >>> >
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>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> Alex Paul
>> >>> alex at alexpaul.net
>> >>> M (24/7): 415.235.2111
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Carol A. Sanders
>> >
>> > carolsand at gmail.com
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>> >
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