I write mostly about space over O-Deck, and I'd like to some of that on White Noise but with an emphasis on topics like cubesats, private space companies (not just SpaceX but also smaller companies like Planet Labs and Masten Aerospace), asteroid mining and potential uses of 3-d printing in space. Other topics I'm… » 3/09/15 8:17pm 3/09/15 8:17pm

Navy pilot puts on private air show for brother 

On Tuesday a lone F/A-18 flew over the UC Berkeley campus at an altitude between 2.550-3000 feet. It was loud, I could hear it in my office and the last time I could here a plane from inside my building it was a 747 carrying the Space Shuttle Endeavour. The sound lasted for about ten seconds and I had nearly… » 1/29/15 10:52pm 1/29/15 10:52pm