[SpaceProgram] Very good news from discussion with the DARPA 100YSS program manager tonight

Ricky Ng-Adam rngadam at gmail.com
Sat Jan 7 08:04:30 CET 2012

Huei Ming,

We need to use Google Docs to collaborate so I imported the doc and gave
permissions to anyone with the link:


Lets use this doc to fix up the problems in the original proposal and come
to some sort of consensus on where we are going. Comment and edit away! ^_^

On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Huei Ming Tan <tanhueiming at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Ricky, I'm not sure if it's ok to overwrite the previous doc with the
> final copy so I've created another copy here
> https://docs.google.com/open?id=1GPi0fJZ_ijVNdhOm1kWDDAVoJyZRM7QHLViSM0RNEcQ
> In the meantime,
> BBC - Former astronaut to lead starship effort
> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-16427876
> Warmest regards,
> Huei Ming
> On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 6:45 AM, Luke Weston <reindeerflotilla at gmail.com>wrote:
>> It's worth noting that DARPA contributes to heaps of cutting-edge
>> fundamental research that has no direct, obvious military value. Heaps
>> of civilian scientists at universities across the world are happily
>> involved in valuable civilian basic science and technology research
>> that attracts funding from DARPA and occasionally other DOD agencies
>> such as the Army Research Office, and they're certainly not just
>> building weapons or building better bombs or anything like that.
>> Well known examples would include the DARPA Grand Challenge for
>> autonomous vehicle research, and a lot of quantum computing and
>> quantum communications research, for example a lot of the research
>> done by the universities affiliated with the ARC Centre for Quantum
>> Computer Technology in Australia (http://www.cqc2t.org/), as well as
>> this for example:
>> http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2010/11/new-initiative-to-develop-a-system-that-controls-prosthetic-limbs-naturally/
>> Cheers,
>>  Luke
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