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!
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 us out doing a survey of Black Island in Antarctica using a four-wheeler (a quad) with a GPS survey setup on it. It was quite an experience, and a little bit cold overall 🙂
Here is a day I chronicled a day in Thule, Greenland – this was typical of what I have done for the last (almost) 18 years ! It’s a kind of fun look at the
I didn’t know this was a public post at NASA, but that’s the way PR works when you are actually working in the government. It’s cool to see what others see of me..
Here is an interesting image that I created after we landed (I have it in a 3d point cloud). It is based on something called “structure from motion”. It had laser references (I was in
OIB concluded the 2018 DC8 Antarctic campaign today with a successful “Bellingshausen-Amundsen Divide IS-2” mission today. This was the 24th science mission of the deployment (equaling the previous record for DC8 missions flown during