Rocket Stop – The cherry on top

Rocket Stop sign post

Rocket Stop – base in progress

Here’s a quick shot of the base of the Rocket Stop which we just got assembled.

Rocket Stop Fabrication 2

Rocket Stop Fabrication 1

The Rocket Stop fabrication is in full swing!

Rocket Stop Design Drawings

Fabrication of the Rocket Stop should be gearing up over the next week. Here are the most recent CAD images:

What’s going on right now!

At this very moment I am with the rest of the Five Ton Crane Crew in Milton, Delaware (Rehoboth Beach, really) installing The Steampunk Treehouse for the very last time.

Why is this the last time? Well, it is now part of Dogfish Head Brewery!

The install is going well, and the folks at the [...]

The Raygun Gothic Rocketship at night

Raygun Gothic Rocketship — Rocket Stop — Hand Sketches

Rocket Stop Poster by Jody Medich

Promotional poster for the Raygun Gothic Rocketship Rocket Stop by Five Ton Crane’s kick-ass Jody Medich.

Raygun Gothic Rocketship — Rocket Stop — CAD sketches.

Almost Scientific at Maker Faire May 21, 22 and 23

I think we’ve just recovered from bringing The Neuron Chamber to Maker Faire 2009 and now Maker Faire 2010 is upon us.

We are going to have a lot going on this year. In addition to once again showing new work with the ever awesome Applied Kinetic Arts, we are also going to be putting [...]

How to assemble a Raygun Gothic Rocketship

Here is a nifty time-lapse video of us assembling the Raygun Gothic Rocketship at NASA Ames for Yuri’s night.

I love the way we scurry about in this video.

Also be sure to check out these spectacular photos of the Raygun Gothic at Yuri’s night.

And stay [...]

The Raygun Gothic Rocketship at NASA for Yuri’s Night (aka The Astronaut Party)

Along with the fantastic Five Ton Crane crew, Almost Scientific just completed another installation of the Raygun Gothic Rocketship at NASA Ames. While setting up our rocket and getting to play with it for a few days is always something special, this time we also got to share it with two amazing groups: [...]

Raygun Gothic Rocketship Papercraft Model

I’m not sure if I’ve posted about it here (I’m loosing track of what I’ve been posting where) but I’ve been working on a papercraft model of the RGR in addition to the wooden model. I really had no idea how hard it was going to be to design a nice papercraft model [...]

Prototype of the scale, wooden model of the Raygun Gothic Rocket

So one of the ideas I had while building the Rocket Sam papercraft model was to build some scale models of the Raygun Gothic Rocket that everyone would be able to build.

I’m doing the first in wood, and I just got done putting together a prototype. This was laser cut out of 1/16″ plywood, [...]