<div dir="ltr">Nikolai can talk to this more, but I think the biggest problem is the Van Allen radiation belts, which are weakest at the equator.  Anyway, TSA would insist on strip searching the astronauts at JFK, and those space suits would be hard to get on and off.</div>
<div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 10:29 AM, Ben S <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:ben.sugimori@gmail.com" target="_blank">ben.sugimori@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="auto"><div>Yeah, unless we can launch spacecraft from LGA or JFK, NYC's pretty much the Wrong Place for such a field. </div>
<div><br></div><div>No large construction & testing areas, no landscape resembling Mars, the Moon, or anything else relevant.<br><br>Congrats on your 3D Rover, though! I hope Hot Wheels aren't too mad at you ;-)<br>
<br>BenS</div><div><div class="h5"><div><br>On May 29, 2013, at 13:24, Meryl Greenblatt <<a href="mailto:merylgreenblatt@yahoo.com" target="_blank">merylgreenblatt@yahoo.com</a>> wrote:<br><br></div><blockquote type="cite">
<div><table cellspacing="0" cellpadding="0" border="0"><tbody><tr><td valign="top"><p>Neither at this time - they ousted their  reception area Hot Wheels version of Curiosity and replaced it with my 3D version, which I found pretty neat. The photo comes from its new throne. </p>

<p>As far as the future goes, perhaps, perhaps. New York City isn't exactly a hotbed for the space industry, and I was happy to uncover this one outpost of potential.</p>
<p>Meryl<br>
(My favorite quote here.)</p>
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                            Ben S <<a href="mailto:ben.sugimori@gmail.com" target="_blank">ben.sugimori@gmail.com</a>>;                            <br>
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                                        <td valign="top">Not sure what you mean - are we collaborating with Honeybee, or participating in an event of theirs?<br><br>BenS<br><br>On May 29, 2013, at 10:57, "Meryl" <<a>merylgreenblatt@yahoo.com</a>> wrote:<br>
<br>> We're scaling new heights! After Figment, I'll have to reprint those wheels to make 'em move. <a href="http://via.me/-cga24i0" target="_blank">http://via.me/-cga24i0</a><br>> <br>> Meryl<br>> (my favorite quote here)<br>
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