Just a picture as a reminder of this cold/hot beast. Hopefully it still is in the air, but dang I had a lot of really,really uncomfortable hours in that thing.
It’s a high flyer! The Proteus is a unique aircraft designed as a high-altitude, long-duration telecommunications relay platform, with potential for use on atmospheric sampling and Earth monitoring science missions as well. It was designed
Here you’ll find some parts of the work I’ve done at NASA and other places, or personal projects and fun stuff. Make sure to take a look at my resume / CV if you are interested in hiring me!
So I’ve been messing with amps and records and stuff, and I already mentioned that I ran across a small amp that uses 6J2 tubes. What the heck are they, and why would someone want to have a fragile tube in an amp? Are they for looks, or do they actually do something?
Let’s find out!
I never thought that I would have bought anything like this, but I did: a tube amplifier that may or may not be good ($30 btw). I needed a pre-amp for a Technics turntable. This
Check out my project page related to steering an aircraft from a laptop… yeah, you can do that! This is for information purposes only, of course. It takes some work to make everything pan out.
We’ve used this method to steer planes….
Then do it right! Here is a sample of the flights I’ve been on down there doing the science thing and monitoring the ice..
Check out the new menu “projects”…
I have a whole lot of code that will be openly accessible due to the fact that USA taxpayers paid for it!
On my 3D printing adventures, I came across something called “Lithophane” – which is a pretty cool way to print an image and have it displayed….