The Aspiring Engineer’s Guide to Kicking Ass in College Aug04

The Aspiring Enginee...

This post is the first version of what I hope will serve a helpful guide for aspiring college students embarking on their college careers. If you like what you read or would like to hear more on a certain topic, I would like to hear your thoughts in the comments below. After an email from my...

An Unprecedented View of Earth & Space: 360-Degree Video Feb20

An Unprecedented View of Earth & Space: 360-D...

Well, here’s the big thing my friend Greg Pitner and I have been working on for RPI-SEDS the past few weeks! I am delighted to present an unprecedented approach to experiencing Earth and space. In this 360-degree immersive panoramic video, you will witness an abridged journey of our recent high-altitude balloon launch. If you want some background, read my tragically comical story about what it took to get to this point. Take a look: UPDATES: Here’s a list of some mentions we’ve received: RPI Official Press Release: Rensselaer Students Reach the Edge of Space—and They Have a Video To Prove It All Over Albany: RPI...

Reaching Space Jan30

Reaching Space

  Saturday, January 28 was a tremendous day. We finally realized a project fifteen months in the making! When I met Greg that morning, I told him this was a day we would remember forever. Read on.   The People Behind the Project Our project had many phases, including an intense round...