Ben Brockert


CEO, Able Space Co. I'm a rocket scientist.

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Methane still burning a minute later at 11:45:18, heating up the tanks.

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Methane continues to burn through the electronics and payload at 11:44:18.

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Morpheus on fire just after crashing, at 11:44:03.

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At SFO; people with open shares on public wifi are hilarious. Look at all this stuff Carl Diamond has pirated. I could delete it...

Here's your daily Hangar One update.

Decided to skip the lunch and come visit the Moffett Field Museum. Surrounded by blimp models and creepy mannikins.

Here's a action shot, the only person I know who manages to watch almost every session.

The #newspace2012 hotel has planters that look like nose cones.

Went to the party after #newspace2012, made girls sad. It is my lot in life. Also threatened to post this photo to twitter, so here it is.

Here's reprogramming his car to avoid the barrels, rather than pushing them off the course. Next run in 30.

Dallas's geodesic Reunion Tower and the 2012 Transit of Venus.

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Transit of Venus and geodesic Reunion Tower.

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A series of balls: Dallas's Reunion Tower, the planet Venus, and the Sun.

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iPhone 3GS through Celestron binoculars view of the transit of Venus.

The International Space Station is now in the part of the map marked "Here be Dragons".

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Another of the eclipse, before totality, this is an attempt at a high dynamic range image.

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I'm sorry to inform you that Earth is about to be been eaten by a fire demon.

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Annular eclipse at sunset, just east of the New Mexico border.

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On Sunday I went photographing at the wild bird rookery on the UT Southwestern campus. The White Ibis were my favorite.

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Decided to catalog my books. Apparently now have 10 signed Douglas Adams books.