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 →
How to hold on to that Airventure high (or any event)
Over the years, I've attended, spoken at, and been a vendor for hundreds of tech conferences. After screwing up the follow up for many years, I've finally developed a system that allows me to hold on to the good vibes generated at the conference long after it's over. The key to this system is the... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #107 – They’re gonna want to point this thing at Uranus
Rather than explain these guests here, I'll let you see what Twitter thinks of our two podcasts occupying the same "space" for an hour 🙂
Evadot Podcast #106 – SolarFlare with Mikayla and Shannon
For those of you long time listeners, these two ladies were on Evadot Podcast #48 ...... 7 YEARS AGO! They were in high school then and charging through life.
Turns out they never stopped charging. They are working together on a startup involving nutrition for nerds called SolarFlare.
We chat about all kinds of things from going to school to exploration of Mars.
Evadot Podcast #105 – Zenith Aircraft CEO Sebastien Heintz
CEO Sebastien brings kit building aircraft to a hungry market. His company Zenith Aircraft has been making easy to build kits for over 25 years.
Full disclosure: The host is building a Zenith 750 Cruzer. No favors were exchanged and we tried to be honest about any bias
My final post from the Google Lunar X PRIZE sidelines
Since meeting William Pomerantz in 2009, I've been covering the Google Lunar X PRIZE. I've been to two team summits (which media aren't really invited to), done countless interviews, many podcasts, researched the hidden rooms of the Smithsonian Archives, and fought hard to get teams to tell their human story. I've grown friendships with many... Continue Reading →
My favorite project of the year so far: Ardusat – Your Arduino Experiment in Space
I've talked a lot about the importance of people being able to explore space on their own. People are not content to sit back and let bureaucracies do the exploration for them any more. You've heard me pushing for more platforms in space where people could do their own experiments affordably, and by golly, someone... Continue Reading →
What bell does Planetary Resources ring for the Google Lunar X PRIZE?
Unless you've been trapped underground this week, you've probably heard that some billionaires are planning to mine some asteroids. Well, they are planning to launch a telescope in a few years, and then mine the some asteroids. Probably. You know, in the future. But Larry and Sergey are behind it, so there's that. This is exactly... Continue Reading →
Evadot and Kentucky Space think YOU can hack space
In just a little while, when the Umpa Lumpas finish manufacturing the first batch, we're going to start offering CubeSat prototype kits for a fraction of what it costs today. Meet Firefly Firefly is a flexible-use printed circuit board that can serve as the basis for the brains, fuel and voice for many different applications... Continue Reading →
Evadot Podcast #93- Virgin Galactic needs a dinosaur payload guide
Guest: Wil Pomerantz Today Tim and Michael talk to VP of Special Operations at Virgin Galactic and former Director of Space Prizes at the X PRIZE foundation about space tourism, marketing as a funding strategy, the opportunity lost at the Google Lunar X PRIZE and dinosaurs. Host: Michael Doornbos and Tim Bailey Email email@example.com or leave a comment and let... Continue Reading →