Bennu Boulder #1, Rotated and colourised the biggest boulder on Bennu (45m wide)

Red’s Notes

Hello! It’s 2020, and time for some new music. Dawnbreaker is a four piece sewn into one track, ethereal hard science & fantasy with new age influences especially. The individual parts of Dawnbreaker part 1 have titles:

  • The Spectral Ghost
  • Dawnbreaker Launch (see Inspiration below)
  • Jupiter Descending
  • The Lake

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Inspiration

Dawnbreaker Launch was initially composed for the unofficial announcement of TRSI’s spacecraft launched by Rocketlab in last 2019, unfortunately while it was successfully launched into orbit, the experimental satellite suffered an anomaly which meant only its backup beacon operated.

The cube satellite built by Paul Kocyla launched aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket which is currently track-able via https://celestrak.com/

  • International Designation: 2019-084H
  • Norad Catalog: #44831

The Rocket Launch

Dawnbreaker Artwork

The image used for this release is an original artwork created with real image taken by OsirisREX asteroid reconnaissance and sample return mission. The image is of the largest boulder on the surface of Asteroid Bennu, standing at over 45 meters. The image has been rotated and colourised to display what appears to be a likeness to heart shape from multiple angles:

Bennu Boulder #1, 45m wide, largest boulder on Asteroid Bennu, Image rotated and boulder colourised, its a heart!
Angle 1
Bennu Boulder #1, Rotated and colourised the biggest boulder on Bennu (45m wide)
Angle 2

The Airport is Sunglasses

We spent a year visiting Eindhoven Airport- just for the view.

I have made some photographic artwork inspired by light, jet turbines and the smell of kerosine in the dark.

All pictures were taken with iPhone 4 or 5, which limited the resolution somewhat, but the results are pleasing. Each night capture takes approximately 45 minutes to an hour to make, then composition of the exposures is done (also on the iPhone).

  • The Airport is Sunglasses
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016 - The Storm Approaches
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • The Arrival
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2017
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Wintje Was Here
  • Eindhoven Airport Facade
  • Light Tunnel
  • How it's made
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016 - Gloomy Arrival
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016 - Landing Lights
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • Wintje Was Here
  • Eindhoven Airport 2017
  • We Have Arrived
  • Eindhoven Airport 2017
  • Eindhoven Airport 2016
  • What a Mess

Sensation @ EHV

Meanwhile, some crazy stuff happened at the airport during the period that I was there with the Mrs. Most notably the newly completed garage / multipurpose building complex collapsing in on itself – it happened on the only day we weren’t there that week. Nobody got hurt, thankfully.

Quite the spooky interaction at a distance considering we have both before and after pictures.

  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Close up of Eindhoven Airport Partial Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse
  • Eindhoven Airport Building Collapse

Update 2018: The collapsed building was completely torn down and another, bigger building is being constructed in its place. Estimated completion date for the new building is October 2019. The damage to the collapsed building came to about €22,000,000 (About $25 million US dollars). I am glad it is all sorted out now and look forward to seeing what the airport looks like later in 2019. The investigation into the cause of the collapse did not find anything odd, the most probable cause was materials failure as it dried in the unusually hot heatwave that struck the Netherlands that week.


Official statement (translated)

Eindhoven Airport and BAM reach agreement on financial settlement parking garage

Eindhoven Airport and construction company BAM reached an agreement on the financial settlement of the incident of 27 May 2017, in which the parking garage at Eindhoven Airport partially collapsed. Fortunately no casualties occurred during the incident.


At the beginning of April 2018 BAM started with the rebuilding of the parking garage. Completion is planned for October 2019. The parties do not make any further announcements regarding the content of the agreement reached.


“We are pleased that with this agreement we can put a stop to financial settlement and we can focus on the future”, says Joost Meijs, general manager of Eindhoven Airport.


“The settlement fits within the provision made by BAM in the fourth quarter of 2017,” says Jaap Hazeleger, director BAM Bouw en Techniek bv. “The rebuilding is progressing well.”


Eindhoven / Bunnik, 2 January 2019
Source

Yikes!