NASA Handhold/Foothold

NASA sponsored Handhold/Foothold design done with Firefly and Arduino. This projects is the design of a handhold/foothold for a deep space mission that was done as part of a larger NASA funded project with students from Cal Poly Pomona The …

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Keynote Lecture at IE’13

Michael just returned from Athens where he gave a Keynote lecture at The 9th International Conference on Intelligent Environments – IE’13. This is a great conference which is a combination of those doing both Architecture and computer Science. Intelligent Environments (IE) refer …

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A-Frame at Rainbow

We just closed on our A-Frame in Big Bear. We are fixing it up and plan to rent it out. The place is great but requires a lot of work. Ron helped us move in – thankfully as I’m not …

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Hair, hands, and feet

Mama got a new camera! Couple that with maternity leave and a new babe…….. and voila: Michael’s note to his family – who were patiently waiting info…….. Sorry for the lack of details – it was a pretty much no-technology …

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What’s in a name – Io?

Some things about Io’s name: It’s pronounced like it’s spelled —-> eye- O Io is one of the moon’s of Jupiter. Space has been on our mind lately Also stands for input output Common to Juintow, Orinoco, Foxlin, Niko, and …

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NASA (CPP)

CLICK TO SEE PROJECT Working with students on through a grant from NASA to design and build a Deep Space Vertical Habitat. The design challenge of a vertically-oriented habitat is to work with the volumetric constraints and the “dynamic envelope” …

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