Mon, 24 Oct 2011
NBC11 Interview of Ron Meadows and me about CNSP-10 balloon recordSee the video of the Bay Area NBC11 interview of Ron Meadows and me about the CNSP-10 balloon altitude record.
Sun, 23 Oct 2011
Stratofox recovers record-breaking CNSP-10 balloonStratofox teams (including me) recovered the CNSP-10 balloon payload after its flight to 136,545', breaking Cornell University's altitude record for balloon flights confirmed by Amateur Radio APRS telemetry.
Fri, 20 May 2011
Photos from STS-134 Endeavour launchI posted my photos of the launch of STS-134, the final flight of Space Shuttle Endeavour on May 16, 2011. There were two trips to see this launch because the first launch attempt on April 29 was scrubbed for technical problems.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011
Notes from Space Access '11I'm posting notes from Space Access '11 during the conference on April 7-9.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011
Slides from my presentation "Geographic Computation in Perl" at SVPerlI posted slides from my presentation "Geographic Computation in Perl" at SVPerl on March 3, 2011.
Tue, 25 Jan 2011
Masten Space Systems rocket engine static test, Jan 25, 2011I posted pictures from Masten Space Systems' January 25, 2011 static test of a rocket engine.
Sun, 16 Jan 2011
"State of the Research 2011"I posted the article "State of the Research 2011" summarizing the current progress and plans for my project to research a suspected impact crater at Nevada's Black Rock Desert.
Mon, 10 Jan 2011
Practice approaches at StocktonI posted my pictures from a flight with Dave Goodin to Stockton for practice instrument approaches.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011
Pictures from SVPerl meeting - January 6, 2011I posted pictures from the SVPerl meeting on January 6, 2011 at Ixia in Santa Clara.
Thu, 30 Dec 2010
Pictures from Mojave Air & Space PortSee my pictures from a quick stop at the Mojave Air & Space Port on December 30, 2010, including NASA's X-34s and a line of retired airliners.
Tue, 28 Dec 2010
Pictures from Arches National ParkSee my pictures from Arches National Park, Utah on December 28, 2010.
Mon, 27 Dec 2010
Pictures of Upheaval DomeSee my pictures from Upheaval Dome impact structure in Canyonlands National Park, Utah on December 27, 2010.
Sun, 26 Dec 2010
Pictures from Monument ValleySee my pictures from Monument Valley, Arizona/Utah on December 26-27, 2010.
Pictures from Meteor CraterSee my pictures from Meteor Crater, Arizona on December 26, 2010.
Wed, 22 Dec 2010
Santa's Flight CheckSee my variation on an aviation holiday tradition, "Santa's Flight Check".
Sun, 24 Oct 2010
Pictures from Aviation Geek Fest 2010My pictures from Aviation Geek Fest 2010 on October 23, 2010. This was a get-together of aviation bloggers, tweeps and geeks for a VIP tour of the Boeing wide-body airliner factory in Everett, Washington.
Tue, 21 Sep 2010
My summary of the Sept 20 SJC Airport Commission meetingI posted My summary of the Sept 20 SJC Airport Commission meeting on my PilotQuest blog.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010
My preview of the Sept 20 SJC Airport Commission meetingI posted My preview of the Sept 20 SJC Airport Commission meeting on my PilotQuest blog.
Sun, 12 Sep 2010
Trip to Tennessee and KentuckyI posted photos of my trip to Tennessee and Kentucky from Sept 3-7, 2010. I saw museums, Civil War battlefields, caves, impact craters and more.
Mon, 23 Aug 2010
Can you recognize a thunderstorm without seeing lightning?Even here in California we get occasional thunderstorms, usually in the Spring and Fall. After each time, someone tells me we "never" get thunderstorms here. It tells me a lot of people just don't know how to recognize them. See "Can you recognize a thunderstorm without seeing lightning?" on my Pilotquest blog.
Mon, 16 Aug 2010
EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2010 picturesMy pictures from EAA Airventure 2010 in Oshkosh, July 26-Aug 1, 2010.
Fri, 13 Aug 2010
Perseids Meteor Shower 2010Photos of the Perseids Meteor Shower under the dark sky of the Black Rock Desert, August 13, 2010.
Tue, 29 Jun 2010
Twilight photos at SFOI got some twilight photos of airliners landing at SFO.
Mon, 28 Jun 2010
San Jose RACES Field Day, June 25-27, 2010I posted my pictures from San Jose RACES Field Day 2010 at Almaden Lake Park in San Jose. This was our local site for an annual nationwide Ham Radio emergency drill.
San Jose Int'l Airport Terminal B openingI posted my pictures from the grand opening and open house of Terminal B at San Jose International Airport. I was there on June 27, 2010, the second of two days of the public tours.