Category Archives: Space

Space Shuttle, Part II

Space Shuttle rolling through Inglewood circa midnight.

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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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5 Years

Sent: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 (last day of 2004 summer SURF) Opened: Tues, 20 Feb 2007 (1st day of job) From: Morgan Hendry To: Morgan Hendry Subject: Message from the past   Hello I’m writing this to you in the … Continue reading

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