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Did I mention I build and fly rockets? This is Super Bonbon, my L1 high power rocketry cert flight, launching in the Mojave Desert in the summer of 2021.

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, you say?

Hi. I'm Emma, a nonbinary trans woman who builds rockets, cooks, looks after cats, and builds developer tools and infrastructure.

I have a blog at emmas.site/.

I live in Oakland and pay Shuumi to the Ohlone people whose land this is -- sogoreate-landtrust.org/shuumi.

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> "To give you a hint as to how central this song is to The Runaways' legacy, the poster of the 2010 Runaways movie features a juicy dripping cherry whose stem is lit and sparking like a bomb. Bevis and Butthead took one look at it and spontaneously combusted."

songfacts.com/facts/the-runawa

Yes, jesus-loving gun bro, it's cool your electric murdertruck and solar panels can keep the lights on for you and the tradwife and the kids can keep up with their fascist homeschool indoctrination when the grid goes down, but the neighborhood, not your ego, should be the unit of organization.

theconversation.com/hurricane-

When you think about it, AI (and computers in general), are just decision-laundering agents


You make flawed human decisions look impartial and mathematical

The SOPIA airborne IR telescope's final flight is tonight, going out of Palmdale, in the Mojave.

If you're along the flight path, look up.

Here's the flight tracker for it.

flightaware.com/live/flight/NA

I want this image of the Pleiades, artifacts and all, as my next tattoo.

Credit: Italian Space Agency (ASI) and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHUAPL)

This article is a good place to go on the state of play as of Tuesday the 27th on observations of DART's intentional crash into an asteroid.

skyandtelescope.org/astronomy-

in the future we won't take photos we'll just write down a prompt "family christmas Unreal engine 4k trending on Artstation" we'll say

the experience of moving through the subway is one of crumbling neglected public infrastructure illuminated by bright and well maintained advertisements

I should say "looks like" I mean it could be a bunch of aliens camped there to watch the impact, but I'm leading with the most plausible explanation instead.

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specifically, this is a California job case, it's a tray for different movable type casts.
They're different sizes because you need different amounts of each letter when writing english text.

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This image from DART, moments before it slammed into a space rock is wild.

That circled red area is some piece of the target asteroid that has a bit of it over-hanging into the sunlit portion.

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ZOMG! The Fediverse. It's like the Metaverse, only with less Metaverse and more queerness.