Posts Tagged ‘SPOT’

BB Video – Miles O'Brien Reports: An Astronaut Climbs Everest – Boing Boing

May 18, 2009

In this episode of Boing Boing Video, guest contributor Miles O’Brien, the veteran space and science reporter formerly with CNN, speaks with astronaut Scott Parazynski as he attempts to summit Mt. Everest.

Parazynski and his team are scheduled to actually attempt the summit within the next day or two, as I understand their current plans.

via BB Video – Miles O’Brien Reports: An Astronaut Climbs Everest – Boing Boing.


Scott Parazynski checks in from Everest

April 29, 2009

Astronaut Scott Parazynski checks in from Everest Base Camp. He is resting and eating – a lot (5,000 calories a day) in preparation for his summit bid. What’s his favorite food at EBC? Not the Yak!

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You can follow Scott’s footsteps here courtesy of the SPOT satellite tracking device.

And you can read Scott’s blog here. It is quite a tale of high adventure.