How to stay motivated on a long term project

On the live webcast with Ryan last week, someone asked "How do you stay motivated?" You can't have a million dollar dream with a minimum wage work ethic. Stephen C. Hogan It's an important question that I fumbled a little on camera. Turns out you can’t edit your thoughts when speaking in a live broadcast.... Continue Reading →

Evadot Podcast #115 – Alissa from Viking

Guest: Alissa Daniel Viking Aircraft Engines is a family run grassroots company based in Florida. Alissa talks with us about being a community, a little about what Viking is doing, and her new project: learning to fly. How dedicated is Alissa to Viking? Fur in Florida dedicated. Evadot Podcast #115 - Alissa from Viking Host: Michael... Continue Reading →

Elon Musk’s plan to go to Mars in 2018 write up

Late last year Elon gave a presenation at the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico. This paper is a summary of that presentation, and includes slides and pretty pictures. Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species (html) Making Humans a Multi-Planetary Species (full text PDF) My favorite slide: What do you think? Genius? Nuts? Let me know.... Continue Reading →

Kids are bored with Aviation

Last fall, I was part of an event at a local high school at a small rural airport. For some reason I woke up thinking about this event this morning. Because it bothered me and still does. What I got from doing a high school event on general aviation is aviation seems untouchable, even while they're... Continue Reading →

Find a way or make one

"Aut inveniam viam aut faciam" is Latin for "I shall either find a way or make one." We're about a third of the way through our Firefly Kickstarter project. The idea is simple: We want everyone to be able to do some science and exploration. Students Hackers Small startups Garage Inventors HAM Radio operators "Firefly"... Continue Reading →

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