[Space] Yuri's Night Noisebridge presence

Christoph Maier cm.hardware.software.elsewhere at gmail.com
Tue Mar 16 07:52:58 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-03-16 at 00:21 -0700, Mikolaj Habryn wrote:
> Hey all - we've run a couple of proposals through the powers-that-be
> that govern Yuri's Night, and been politely told that no, we can't
> pollute the airspace with crazy flight experiments. 

Ummm, what about extending a standard traffic pattern from KPAO a few
miles to the south (while avoiding power lines, of course)?


> However, a
> proposal for a booth with a giant balloon tethered above it bristling
> with electronics and dangling a huge Noisebridge banner would be
> entertained.
> The only problem is that it requires some co-ordination and planning.
> Anybody interested and have time this week for planning a Noisebridge
> presence for Yuri's Night? Think of it as a practice run for Maker
> Faire. Placement needs working out, tethering for the balloon, and
> some specific ideas for what we want to do - hoist a Mooninite on
> federal property, drop LED throwies from on high, set up monitors
> relaying camera feeds from the balloon, anything vaguely
> Noisebridge-ish. But we'd need a person or two to start talking to the
> organizers sooner rather than later.
> Volunteers?

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