Your Name at the Edge of Space

July 1st, 2021
We are sending the names of all our supporter on Patreon to the edge of space. You can be there too.
Check it out!

The List

June 6th, 2021

Working the list. Yesterday the team worked on the Away 131 platform, an airship and the submarine (and some shop cleaning). Tackling giant projects: create the do to lists, break it up in to chunks, write it on the white board, cross it out, repeat.

Space Chair: The Micro Documentary

May 26th, 2021

in 2009 JP Aerospace flew four chairs to the edge of space on high altitude balloons. This was a done for a TV commercial for Toshiba. This micro documentary chronicles this odd yet exhilarating chapter in commercial space.

The video:

Airship to Orbit Animation

May 23rd, 2021
New video! This is an animation of the Airship to Orbit launch system with yours truly talking you through. This was originally for an episode about the program on the ‘Beyond Geek’ show. Give it a view:

Segmenented Block Firing Test, The Movie

May 13th, 2021

We got some great footage of the Block 7 test. We put a short video together with the footage and explanations.

Flying Fox

April 9th, 2021
YouTube has start a program called #Shorts. It’s for videos under 60 seconds in a phone format. Here’s our first one. (ed note:Music played by JP on a tinny piano in the old west in 1873 during a unfortunate time travel accident. Please forgive him.)

Next Steps in Engine Development

April 9th, 2021

Stack 4 of our core segments, side fed the O2, slide into our accelerator & mount MHD #115 on the end & you end up with a tiny test chemical/electric engine.

This isn’t going to push anything very fast but will generate a lot of data.