In this update: Quiet in the SET Hangar: The Science Channel Shoot this weekend

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Our original sponsors: S&S Turbine Services and Eagle Machine, Inc

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Today Ed Shadle, Les Holm, Lars Pedersen, Steve Green, Ani Simon, Steve Rima, Eric Helpenstell, Sean Rondetvedt,  Omar Chramosta, Brandyn Bayes, Steve Wallace and a Science Channel camera crew from Los Angeles were in town to film the  North American Eagle™ world land speed record challenger. Von Armstrong is working virtual today. Don & Jill Mitchell stopped by to visit and check on their boys, but they were nowhere to be found!

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Ethan came out smiling and said “Light this candle”


 Cale from Microsoft was in town, so he stopped by to see the team


The Orginal Burien Boys stopped by to see the car again.  Alan Falcone, Dick St John and Steve Nolan


  Two 2 Club members and one Hair Club member!

Lots of visitors this weekend.  Sean brought his boy Ethan by to see the car.  He was celebrating his 3rd birthday and wanted to hang out with the guys.  We wasted no time and sent Ethan in to check the flame holders on the J-79.  Inspiring minds…that what we do!

Cale from Microsoft was in town on business and stopped by to see the Eagle.  Cale has been instrumental with integrating the Eagle with the Microsoft Cloud.

The original Burien Boys stopped by again.  This time they brought Alan Falcone with them.  Alan, Steve Nolan and Dick St John are old drag racing buddies of Keith’s.   Steve is taking delivery of a brand new East Texas Race Car later this month to compete in Super Stock.

Steve Green came down to the Eagle Hangar today.  Steve owns one of the finest machine shops in the world: Eagle Machine Inc.  He has done extensive work on the Eagle.  He caters to all industries, including submersibles and telescopes located all over the world. He has done precision work on the Keck Observatory on Mauna Kea Hawaii, and other observatories around the world.  Steve is one of the owners of the North American Eagle™ and is in the prestigious 200 mph club at Bonneville Salt Flats.


 The massive Keck Observatory, Mauna Kea Hawaii



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A camera crew from Los Angeles flew up to film for an upcoming Science Channel segment.  Mike (Producer), Nick (Location coordinator), Brian (Camera Systems), Erick (Camera Assistant) and Farhad (Director of Photography) spent the entire day shooting interviews and B roll video.  The show will air sometime in July.  We will let you know when.  Here are a few photos from today’s shoot.

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Catch the latest article of From Speed to Sound, featuring the story of designing the North American Eagle website.  Read More

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Microsoft WPC 2015 Keynote: NAE starts at 30:56.  See Brandyn Bayes on stage with Microsoft CEO Satya Nedella.

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New Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Family

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At this year’s consumer electronic show everyone was talking about the incredible new ThinkPad X1 family of computers from Lenovo. Take a look at this super thin and light weight power house.

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Lenovo is heavily embedded into our daily operations, with ThinkPads and ThinkStations providing support for website production, engineering consisting of mechanical and structural analysis and aerodynamic capabilities.

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Eric Wittler’s images were used in the Microsoft Ignite booth in Chicago.