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 →

Sonex Virtual Fly In

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 →

The Mark Watney Move

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.

What does it cost to own an airplane?

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 →

Ever wonder how big things are?

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?

Bill Nye’s Open Letter to President Barack Obama

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 →

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