[Space] Anyone interested in flying to the moon?

Steve Berl steveberl at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 22:22:22 PST 2012


Not too late, and composites are definitely part of the Team Phoenicia
design.

I will be a away for the next week, but when I come back in March I plan to
start talking to the many people who have responded to these emails, and
get things rolling.

Thanks,

-steve

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 6:57 PM, James Mulroy <james.d.mulroy at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
> >> > Software QA Engineer/Network Engineer
> >> > Student-Scientist
> >> >
> >> > "Escape the Boundaries of Your Mentality"
> >> >
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> --
> James Mulroy
> Student Researcher
> PCWorld Contributor
> james.d.mulroy at gmail.com
> 510.269.3437
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