Postcards from the Bleeding Edge
Friday, June 18, 2010

  Video for a manned Near Earth Asteroid exploration mission

By Bruce Damer's digitalspace, who just made boingboing today.

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Monday, June 14, 2010

  Asteroid Delivery Service



The spectacular recovery of the Hayabusa, and the perfect flight of the falcon 9, I mean, um, wow.

The video server was so jammed up on the falcon 9 launch, that we had 3 separate laptops all trying to get the live video, and ultimately only one with a very bad audio feed in the last seconds before launch.

I hit my recorder to get the last 20 minutes of my reactions on SD card. (It's around here somewhere) The frequent drop-outs added to the tension. I remember rooting for stage separation like some root for the Phillies, and when it happened it was like winning the season, and heading for the playoffs.

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