Some night photographs from Mojave

We arrived at the FAR site in the late evening. While driving from Los Angeles, you hardly notice the gentle transition between the complete lack of stars/abundance of smog to a sea of stars/dry desert air. But when you finally look up and realize the massive array of light blips, it will amaze you. The desert is generally a hot place but quite pleasant at night in July. I applied a lot of sunscreen, so I did not burn. I gathered some gypsum for making jewelry. Although the fin can suffered some structural damage during flight, some data was recovered and will be posted on this blog soonish. 





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