28 May 2012
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Rockets of the Space Race: First test

Today has been unusually productive, with over 500 lines of code written and tested, allowing the app to reach a point where I have been able to test it on an actual device. I can happily report that it ran really well… in fact, it ran much faster than I was expecting it would on […]


22 May 2012
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Rockets of the Space Race: Vanguard

I wasn’t looking forward to working on the model of Vanguard because I knew that there aren’t many good photos of the launcher that don’t involve it blowing up. Nonetheless, I persevered and the model is now largely complete. Vanguard was intended to launch America’s answer to Sputnik, but numerous problems caused it to take […]