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RESUME LOG EARTHDATE 2012: ROCKET FUEL

December 19, 2012

CAPTAIN’S LOG ENTRY EARTH DATE 09 DEC 2012 0900 HRS

 

Countdown is T-24 hours and counting

Modifications completed

Final Maintenance complete

Surplus Cargo Stored

Cold Weather emergency gear added for mountain travel

Course charted, Ports of call chosen

Final Provisions to be secured

Budget adjusted for travel costs

Tentative Schedule posted

 

Before the Arizona trip I witnessed a hybrid rocket test at Frontier Astronautics by the University of Colorado.  I was impressed with their professionalism and safety planning in the execution of this test.

IMG_9117 GATEWAY TO THE FUTURE

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THE MINDS OF THAT FUTURE AT WORK

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IS THIS THE WARP DRIVE PROTOTYPE?

IMG_9166NO, THIS IS WYOMING, NOT MONTANA!

IMG_9173THINGS ARE HEATING UP IN THE COLD CAVE! IMG_9176BUT REAL ROCKET SCIENTISTS HAVE THE FIRE IN THEIR EYES!

IMG_9196THE REST OF US HAVE TO BREW OUR OWN FIRE…

I made a batch of my own rocket fuel chili for a church dinner.  It added thrust to my takeoff at every stop on this trip too!  Exorcist chili…it’ll burn the devil out of you!

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THE BREW

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2 Comments
  1. Karen permalink

    I’ll have a bowl, thank you!

  2. I will send the ingreedients before I head your way!

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