The Earth Is A Harsh Mistress

"The Earth is just too small and fragile a basket for the human race to keep all its eggs in." - Heinlein "The dinosaurs became extinct because they didn't have a space program." - Larry Niven "Despite the campaign rhetoric, the bureaucracies--big business and big government--are here to stay. The centralization effort cannot be checked, [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Aerospace, Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on The Earth Is A Harsh Mistress

The Map Is Not The Territory

My personal wish for all of you who are attending AgoraFest is that you become a little smarter, a little wiser, a little more joyful and at peace, and most importantly, a little bit more sane. While these might seem rather modest goals to some of you, this year, and particular for the next six [...]

By | September 21st, 2016|Aerospace, Entertainment, Food and Drink, Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, The Agora, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on The Map Is Not The Territory

The Clever One

I want to introduce you to someone else. He's kind of an introvert, so don't be surprised if he doesn't talk much - he's more of a doer than a talker. He's called Hephaestus, but you don't need to remember his name or how to pronounce it. To get to know him, just hand him [...]

By | September 11th, 2016|Aerospace, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on The Clever One

Just Like A Dragonfly

In The Beginning (so the story goes), there were two brothers. One brother was named Lift, and the other brother was named Drag. Lift was a pretty cool dude, always looking up, watching the birds fly, and wondering how he could learn to fly like them. Drag was, well, kind of a drag. The two [...]

By | August 27th, 2016|Aerospace, Kid Friendly, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Just Like A Dragonfly

There’s A Starman Waiting In The Sky

Did you know that you can see a galaxy 2½ million light-years away with your unaided eyes? Craters on the Moon with binoculars? And with a halfway decent telescope, countless wonders await you in night sky! The first step is simply to look up and wonder. Join us @ AgoraFest this year for an introduction [...]

By | August 7th, 2016|Aerospace, Kid Friendly, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on There’s A Starman Waiting In The Sky

Ad Astra Sine Regimina

More & Bigger rockets! More powerful motors! Larger recovery area! Yes we are back again this year with an expanded spaceport and launch facilities, and more rockets! There will be launches on both Friday and Saturday this year - please check the daily schedule for launch times. As usual, we are always prepared to train [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Aerospace, Entertainment, Kid Friendly, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Ad Astra Sine Regimina