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.

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 →

Why not?

In case you haven't noticed, I backed away from space exploration writing and podcasting for more or less 2 years now. I found myself getting bogged down in bad politics, disappointing announcements and overall negativity. I spent all my time asking "why?". When trying to do something that's really really hard like create a private... 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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