Guest: Sean Mahohney Sean Mahoney is the CEO of Masten Space Systems, an aerospace R&D and flight services company that creates and deploys reliable, reusable rocket vehicles and components. We talk about a huge range of subjects, from how he got there, to entrepreneurial strategies and how the current Space industry is preparing us for... Continue Reading →
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 →
Adding to the virtual airplane workshop stuff from earlier today, there are some Sonex folks who are mourning the Sonex Fly in being cancelled. The decided to do their best to do it online. Sure, it wont be quite the same, but a community is a community and they should be together whatever way they... Continue Reading →
Looking for some fun news in these "trying times"? Look no further than your friendly neighborhood kids at NASA: The Futurism.com headline reads, "NASA Fixes Mars Lander By Telling It to Hit Itself With a Shovel". They should call this the Mark Watney move. Follow the project on Twitter and the Official Website.
I have several friends who put their whole lives in spreadsheets. It makes me a little bit jealous because I generally don’t have the discipline for this. I think in generalities, not minute details. Plus it’s just not my style. I’ve been building my airplane for the second year now, and I get two questions... Continue Reading →
Guest: Ryan "The Hornet" Dembroski I "ran into" Ryan via the YouTube algorithm. He has an authenticity and joy he brings to everything he does and it really shines in his videos. I recommend you start with "My First Time with Two Women". Yes, it's a clickbait title, except it's sorta not 🙂 Some... Continue Reading →
Guest: Charlie Becker This is one of those wide-ranging conversations where we talk about so many things in just one hour I had to listen back to it just to make these show notes 🙂 Charlie is a real asset to the aviation community, and it's always a great time with him. We get into... Continue Reading →
The size of moons, planets, stars and the universe is almost impossible to imagine. Here's a really great visualization to wrap your mind around it a little better. After watching it, how does it make you feel?
Planetary exploration not only brings us astonishing discoveries from other worlds, it inherently leads to innovation, because we invest in solving problems which have never been solved before. That in turn creates new businesses and economic growth. But more importantly, supporting a robust space program raises everyone's expectation of what's possible. With a space program,... Continue Reading →
Found this one on Hackernews this morning, what do YOU think? The Mars Curiosity rover has been a huge boon for NASA – tapping into the public’s fascination with space exploration and the search for life on other planets. Its landing was watched live by millions of people, and interest in the photos and videos... Continue Reading →