First up, we hear from Samantha Kemsey about the latest classes available from Computational Thinkers. Then we talk with William Smith, Onkar Nerurkar, and Cale Mechler about the launch earlier this month of Project Imua at the NASA Whallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
First off, we look ahead on the local tech calendar. Rich Pyle and Mike Wilson are here from the Bishop Museum to tell us about a new exhibit, Journeys. Also, Beverly da Silva from the ESA law firm is here to tell us about their upcoming tech conference, Envision Strategize Actualize. Finally, after the break, we find out about the latest launch of “Project Imua” from NASA’s Flight Facility in Virginia. Joining us are Joe Ciotti, Directer of the Center for Aerospace Education at Windward Community College, and students Cale Mechler from WCC and Onkar Nerukar from Honolulu Community College.
First up, we’ll hear about two upcoming events. Eric Pape from Civil Beat is here to tell us about the Future of News event sponsored by the Hawaii Society of Business Professionals. Then Cindy Matsuki is here from the High Tech Development Corp to tell us about the next Wetware Wednesday on light manufacturing.
Finally, for the rest of the hour, we’ll get the full story behind Project IMUA and putting a payload in space. Joining us today is Joe Ciotti, Elena Barbour and Debora Pei. Joe is a Professor of Physics, Astronomy & Mathematics and Director Center for Aerospace Education/Hōkūlani Imaginarium at Windward Community College. Elena Barbour is from WinCC and the student on WinCC’s team for Housing Design, Integration & Static Testing. Debora Pei is from HonCC and was the lead student on HonCC’s team for Power, Telemetry & Engineering Experiments.
Photo (l:r) Burt Lum, Elen Barbour, Debora Pei, Cindy Matsuki, Joe Ciotti, Ryan Ozawa