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Monthly Event: "Air, Space, and Beyond"
Saturday, 30 July 2011, 7-10 pm 1011 2nd St (downtown) Albuquerque

Activities:

  • paper airplane contest (gabe)
  • making (gabe found some pdf's
  • contest rules
    • distance (indoor and outdoor), best of 3?
    • duration (indoor and outdoor), Best of 3?
    • Aesthetic quality
      • wind tunnel, shelf, back swampcooler, scale, extra-hands/clips
  • prizes???
  • Abq Rocket Society "show & tell"(greg)
    • Rocket bodies
    • Electronic components and payloads
    • literature RE: the group
  • Air and water powered bottle rockets(adric)
    • needs style plastic coke bottles caps are taller/more square(they changed the necks in the last 3 years)
    • set up in the back yard
  • needs another bike pump
  • build a model rockets (anybody?)
    • NEEDS additional planning
    • table space
    • buy several kits to have on hand?
  • Static rocket engine test (?)
    • NEEDS additional planning
  • Balloon and kite photography/video (Adric)
    • 3 36" balloons are here 1 or 2 should lift my pen based"spy" camera
    • Helium tank offered by my dad, not sure how full it is, but will findout
    • tether kite string/reel is at quelab, as is some 30lb monofiliment.
    • QSL card for if it gets away?/released at end of night?
  • Astronomy
    • NEEDS additional planning
    • Emailed TAAS 7/17 to see if anyone could some setup/talk
  • RC and other aircraft
  • I have my little RC heliocopter??
    • NEEDS additional planning
  • Challenger Center folks
    • They didnt get initial contact, tried again 7/13, got a response. Working on details -ad

Schedule of Events(?):

  • 5:00pm Setup
  • 5:30pm Doors open
  • 6:00pm CLC talk/presentation
  • 6:30pm
  • 7:00pm Balloon launch?
  • 7:30pm
  • 8:00pm
  • 8:30pm Astronomy setup? (got nobody)
  • 9:00pm
  • 9:30pm
  • 10:00 End/Cleanup

Space set up

  • Front hall
  • Side Driveway
  • Back yard