41 min

#37 Joe Barnard SEDScast

    • Science

Joe Barnard is the owner of BPS.space, a model rocketry component business that attempts to replicate recent innovations in the space industry at the model scale. Joe runs the BPS.space YouTube channel, where he undertakes challenges, such as VTVL (Vertical Takeoff, Vertical Landing), orbital-class model rockets, and custom build launch setups. His goal is to give the next generation of scientists and engineers hands-on experience with advanced rocketry components and show that anyone with ambition can get into model rocketry.

Hosted by Chad Cerutti and Michael Messere.

Timestamps


00:00 - Introductions
02:16 - Guest Background
06:35 - Starting BPS
09:57 - Challenges in landing rockets
12:14 - Current projects
19:00 - Dealing with imposter syndrome
22:14 - Future milestones
26:18 - Launch day prep
31:20 - Scariest moments
33:20 - Launch locations
35:40 - Future careers
37:30 - Advice

Joe Barnard is the owner of BPS.space, a model rocketry component business that attempts to replicate recent innovations in the space industry at the model scale. Joe runs the BPS.space YouTube channel, where he undertakes challenges, such as VTVL (Vertical Takeoff, Vertical Landing), orbital-class model rockets, and custom build launch setups. His goal is to give the next generation of scientists and engineers hands-on experience with advanced rocketry components and show that anyone with ambition can get into model rocketry.

Hosted by Chad Cerutti and Michael Messere.

Timestamps


00:00 - Introductions
02:16 - Guest Background
06:35 - Starting BPS
09:57 - Challenges in landing rockets
12:14 - Current projects
19:00 - Dealing with imposter syndrome
22:14 - Future milestones
26:18 - Launch day prep
31:20 - Scariest moments
33:20 - Launch locations
35:40 - Future careers
37:30 - Advice

41 min