Author Archives: morganhendry

About morganhendry

I have been a musician and rocket scientist since 4th grade. I play drums/keyboards for the LA based instrumental rock band Beware of Safety (www.bewareofsafety.com), write electronic music as The Laterite Road (www.thelateriteroad.com), and just landed something on Mars (mars.jpl.nasa.gov). More info can be found at my website (www.morganhendry.com). Sign up here for updates on my many projects: http://morganhendry.fanbridge.com/

Space Shuttle, Part II

Space Shuttle rolling through Inglewood circa midnight. Advertisements

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Permission To Buzz The Laboratory

Space Shuttle Endeavour flyover of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity) Engineering Team Afterparty in Pasadena (8/5/12)

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Official unofficial Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity) engineering team afterparty in Pasadena (8/5/12). Huge thanks to the awesome folks at Lucky Baldwin’s in Pasadena for staying open late on a Sunday for a few drunk schmucks.

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Landing Day: How to Watch, What I Worked on, and Thoughts on the Landing

Landing Day After 8 months and about 225 million kilometers, the Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity) rover is set to arrive at Mars.  After a 10 years of designing, building, and testing, we are finally ready to put our vehicle on … Continue reading

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Curiosity Cocktails from Mars Science Laboratory Engineers

Highbrow musical compositions aside, when the rubber hits the road, I’m a man who enjoys his drink.  My love of Tiki concoctions sometimes walks that thin cliff’s edge between a light hangover and insanity.  Then there is, of course, The … Continue reading

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Permutations

Permutations is a new percussion composition created to explore four way independence and the rhythmic space available to a drummer/percussionist. It was composed using techniques I picked up while working on the Mars Science Laboratory rover and the Soil Moisture … Continue reading

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Patterns

There is something seriously wrong here. Watching pi while finishing my latest piece of music… You’ll see.

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