Using Energy and Resources from Space to Raise Living Standards of Across Earth
While Expanding Free Independent Human Societies Throughout the Universe

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

SpaceX Facilities, Personnel, and Workplaces...Tour by Elon

Elon Musk's tour of the SpaceX facility in Hawthorne California.

"This year we are making more rocket engines than anywhere else in the country.
Next year we will make more rocket engines than any country in the world. So, um, that's a
lot of rocket engines...that will have to go through, and, be made very efficiently,
 and very accurately - and that's what all these machines are for."

[this blog transcribes realistic dialogue for use in factual fiction...
including "ums"...not meant to be disrespectful.]

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

More Inspiration for Teasers, Trailers, Bumpers, and Title Sequences

Director: Dan Winters (
Editor: John Aldrich
Sound Design & Music: Shervin Shaeri
Photography: NASA JPL, Dan Winters, David Robinson, Travis Smith
Narrated by: Adam Steltzner, Miguel San Martin, Ann Devereaux, Allen Chen

Thursday, November 1, 2012

"We're Lady scientists and engineers working on the Mars Curiosity Mission..."

AMA with female scientists & engineers from my team today, Oct. 29 2:30pm PT (2130 UT).

"Don't underestimate the effect of stereotype threat! Women who are highly aware of the stereotype that women aren't good at math perform worse when reminded of the stereotype! For example, if you remind a bunch of asian girls that they're girls, and girls aren't good at math, then you you test them on math, they do much worse than when you remind a bunch of asian girls that they're asian, and asians are good at math. Tons of data to support this,but here's a starting point: "