At 10 on Saturday morning, Scaled Composites flung open the gates to its facility at the Mojave Air and Space Port for the company’s first ever Career Day.
“It was really wild and a flood of people came around the corner,” recalled Elliot Seguin, a Scaled project engineer who was helping out with recruitment. “And we opened up the hangar doors and everyone ran to the tables.”
Plane Crazy Saturday Featuring Scaled Composites Career Day and Competitive Robotics Event Mojave Air and Space Port Mojave, California April 21, 2012 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. PDT
The monthly Plane Crazy Saturday event will include Scaled Composites first ever Career Day with static displays of the White Knight and WhiteKnightTwo aircraft, a briefing on flying SpaceShipTwo, a competitive student robotics competition, and the GT Race Car Club on Runway 30. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, with the Voyager restaurant open at 8 a.m.
Spring has come to Mojave at last. And with it this season of renewal has come clear skies, warm temperatures and snakes. Lots and lots of snakes. (“I hate snakes! I hate ’em!” — Indiana Jones, Raiders of the Lost Ark. I love that movie.)
But, I digress. This is a busy time at the Mojave Air and Space Port. Let’s take a look at what’s up in the desert.