[sf-lug] Linux Users' Group of Davis, October 17: "Hacking Space Exploration and Science"

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Fri Sep 23 16:36:22 PDT 2011

The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD) will be holding the following meeting:

  October 17, 2011
  7:00pm - 9:00pm


  "Hacking Space Exploration and Science"
  Ariel Waldman, interaction designer and founder, Spacehack.org  

    This will be a fairly informal/personal talk about what it means
    to hack space exploration and science, why it's important, the
    motivations behind it, and what it means for the future of science.

    Spacehack.org is a directory of ways to participate in space
    exploration, interact + connect with the space community and
    encourage citizen science. Its conception was influenced by the NASA
    Authorization Act of 2008.

    The mission of Science Hack Day is to get excited and make things
    with science! A Hack Day is a 48-hour-all-night event that brings
    together designers, developers, scientists and other geeks in the
    same physical space for a brief but intense period of collaboration,
    hacking, and building 'cool stuff.'

About the Speaker:

  Ariel Waldman is the creator of Science Hack Day SF and Spacehack.org.
  She also is an interaction designer and Research Affiliate at the
  Institute For The Future.  Previously, she worked at NASA's CoLab
  program whose mission was to connect communities inside and outside
  NASA to collaborate.

This meeting will be held at:

  Yolo County Public Library, Davis Branch  (Mary L. Stephens Branch)
  Blanchard community meeting room
  315 East 14th Street
  Davis, California 95616

For more details on this meeting, visit:


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:


About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  Since 1999, LUGOD has held regular meetings with guest speakers
  in Davis, California, as well as other events in Davis and the greater
  Sacramento region.  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/

Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis

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