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

Life, Uh, Finds A Way

Your genetic code is 3 billion letters of DNA. These are the instructions that code for you. Can we read this code? Can we write it? 15 years ago it took the multi billion dollar Human Genome Project to read the first person’s genome. New tools make it cheaper and quicker, and within the reach [...]

By | September 20th, 2016|Kid Friendly, Science & Technology, Uncategorized, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Life, Uh, Finds A Way

We Ourselves Must Walk The Path

"No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path." - Gautama Buddha What would you do if you found yourself miles from any road, with no cell phone signal, no gear except what is in your pockets, perhaps in extremely cold, hot, or wet weather? [...]

By | September 14th, 2016|Kid Friendly, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on We Ourselves Must Walk The Path

Truly Wonderful The Mind Of A Child Is

What is there for children to do at AgoraFest? With hundreds of acres of forest and meadows to explore, there are endless outdoor adventures possible. Some might be interested in flying drones and assisting in rocket launches. Some will want to spend time at the creek. And for those children (and adults!) who want to [...]

By | September 3rd, 2016|Kid Friendly, Updates, Workshops & Seminars|Comments Off on Truly Wonderful The Mind Of A Child Is

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