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Thomas Kindig (Tokind)
Works at White Sands Federal Credit Union
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Lives in Las Cruces, NM.
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Truly a thing of wonder.
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Experiments with water and light. Featuring Elodea, Painted Red Shrimp, Moss Ball, and seashell. Fresh water. 
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It is rare for an idea this big to catch fire this quickly.
The Hyperloop — the super fast, super conceptual, tube-based transportation system popularized by Elon Musk — has its fair share of skeptics. But not US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx.
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Months in planning, our invited guests were from New York, Virginia, Texas, and Utah.

Our FAA waiver was for a five mile radius, to 75,000 ft MSL. The highest planned launch was to be 65,000 ft AGL. Due to a motor overpressure failure (the nozzle sheared and blew out early in flight) the rocket only went to about 28,000 ft. 
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I like tell people this as often as I can. Working with the FAA is a delight. The folks in Albuquerque Flight Control know us and are both cordial and interested. Although our site is 7 miles off of the highway, Verizon cell coverage is very good. We are able to call flight, and they are able to call us to warn of aircraft coming through on VFR (Visual Flight Rules).
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We have gotten a LOT of moisture this year. The positive trend continues. 
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Blockchain technology has the potential to make share trading faster, more efficient and more transparent.
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Trials at New Mexico’s Spaceport Authority are using new millimetre wave technology to deliver data from drones – potentially 40 times faster than 4G
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a) The landscape under that aircraft in the picture is not New Mexico.
b) According to the story, Virgin Galactic is subletting hanger space to Google - offsetting it's leasing costs rather than helping Google fortify the operations of the facility.
The company has set up its own flight control centre at Spaceflight Operations Center and is temporarily using 15,000 square feet of hangar space in Gateway to Space terminal designed for the much-delayed Virgin Galactic spaceflights
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To boldly go where everyone's been before.
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I didn't get any launch video today. Our clearance was up to 70,000 ft AGL (75,000 ft MSL). Our visitors were from Texas, Utah, New York, and Virginia. We did five launches today, one for a L3 certification. There is absolutely nothing that might have made it a more perfect day to launch rockets here. 
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A little romp through the history of the ISS.
The International Space Station is a masterpiece of human ingenuity – but it has also been beset by politics, compromise and tragedy.
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    Life, 1960 - present
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Other names
tokind
Story
Tagline
Wizard Pretender
Introduction
If it concerns photons or electrons, I am interested in it.
Bragging rights
Rocketeer, TRA#13643 L2 Certified. President of FLARE, the Fellowship of Las Cruces Area Rocketry Enthusiasts. Wizard to George Mendoza.
Work
Occupation
Network Administrator and Server Jockey
Skills
Computer Science, Robotics, Electronics, Rocketry, Textile arts, Graphic Design, Unix and Linux Systems Administration, Technical writing.
Employment
  • White Sands Federal Credit Union
    Network Administrator and Server Jockey, present
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Currently
Las Cruces, NM.
Previously
Marion, Iowa - Panama City, Panama - Ft. Huachuca, Az - Laurel, MD
Best Chile Colorado (red or green) in Las Cruces. Good service, great Mexican food.
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