Category Archives: Assortment

Weekend Assortment #4: Desert Skies

This week’s rains have produced some remarkable skies.

Here’s hoping for clear weather again soon!

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Weekend Assortment #3

A tough old bird.

This truck will lay out the tarp which protects the balloon and parachute from the ground.

Sunset over the MacDonnell Range.

Weekend Assortment #2

At the Alice Springs Desert Park.

A small (!) goanna waiting outside the hangar.

From ANZAC Hill.

Outback sunset.

Weekend Assortment #1

Last campaign I had a habit of posting interesting pictures that didn’t make a post in a weekend assortment.  Here’s the first installment from Alice Springs.

An outback rest area.

Post boxes in Burra.

Now *that's* a chocolate bar!

The flies can be quite unpleasant outside...

Checking out the launch crane.

Weekend Assortment V–ABQ

Last weekend I was able to see some things around Albuquerque when my girlfriend flew in to visit!

I was incredibly excited to have a fancy salad.

I was incredibly excited to have some fancy salad.

There were lots of cool motel signs along Central Avenue, Old Rte. 66.

There were lots of cool motel signs along Central Avenue, Old Rte. 66.

We found a neighborhood that made me feel at home...

We found a neighborhood that reminded me of San Francisco...

Petroglyphs National Monument.

Petroglyphs National Monument.

Sandia Peak.

Sandia Peak.

Weekend Assortment IV

Make your own pizza night at the grad student house.

Make your own pizza night at the grad student house.

Mark, managerially.

Mark, managerially.

Daniel, distantly.

Daniel, distantly.

Alan in amusement.

Alan in amusement.

Weekend Assortment III — McBride Edition

Inspecting CSBF's SIP (the command and telemetry system).  They're named after Austin Powers characters.

Inspecting CSBF's SIP (the command and telemetry system). They're named after Austin Powers characters.

"Repairing" the flight computer.

"Repairing" the flight computer.

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