Author Archives: John Sep

About John Sep

Former Space Shuttle aerospace technician and private pilot now looking towards the next great adventure. Soon to be heading home from my overseas assignment! Transfered my blog from MySpace to here so check my older stuff for info and pictures from my days in space shuttle processing- lots of behind the scenes stuff! He drew pics, flew planes, fought fires and helped launch people into space - what will he do next?

What drives your inspiration?

I’ve always been a fan of horror- now someone I know is helping to make a movie in one of my favorite genres. My nephew is co-producing an indie horror movie called Muse. Want to get in on it? Click here … Continue reading

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First how to video

I just posted my first how to video on changing the brake pads on the Phoenix motor glider. I will be making new videos on maintenance procedures for the aircraft in the future, so watch for them.  

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Turned 50, not acting like it

What kind of idiot has two thumbs and would run a Spartan Super obstacle race on his 50th birthday? This guy… It was the most fun thing I have done in a while and I felt good afterwards… just one … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve preps if described by NASA’s Mission Control

The link below is an audio file I preserved from my days working at Kennedy Space Center on the Space Shuttle. Don’t remember where I got it from, but I choose to keep it alive by posting it every year at about this time. It explains the … Continue reading

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Finding time to blog back in the real world

Jeez! SO much to write about but no time to do it. I don’t think I’ll catch up with everything that went on during my leave and return to Afghanistan, but may do it as more time is freed up. … Continue reading

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Story interrupted…

Been home for a while now and haven’t blogged in a while. Writing has been displaced by a normal life full of the normal distractions. I think about writing of our Costa Rican vacation that we took while I was … Continue reading

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I saw this and had to pass it along: Meet Jarno Smeets, a mechanical engineer who has invented a device that allows him to takoff, fly and land like a bird with what he calls a “semi human powered flying device”. He … Continue reading

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