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Frank Answers Fridays: June 14, 2013

Note that when we answer Frank Answers Friday questions, we’ll be including the full questions as written, with two exceptions.  Several emails we’ve received have included positive comments about the FRC Staff.  These are greatly appreciated, but we’ll be editing those out to allow the focus to be on the questions themselves.  Also, if we received a single email with multiple questions, we’ll extract just the particular question we are answering that day and include that.

Frank Answers Fridays: June 7, 2013

By far, the most common question I received in the first batch of emails for ‘Frank Answers Friday’ was about Districts. While these aren’t hard questions, I think it’s important for me to deal with them sooner, rather than later, because they are clearly on the minds of many. Also, while I would normally publish the full question that came in, for this particular topic I’m going to just list the folks that asked instead. The questions they asked touched on several aspects of Districts, but had much in common. 

These individuals asked questions about Districts:

Frank Answers Fridays: May 31, 2013

From the response we received to this new feature – 25 emails and counting – I think we’re going to have plenty of material to keep us busy over the summer.  Several folks sent in multiple questions on the same email, even though that wasn’t necessarily the intent (I’m looking in your direction, Jon Stratis, and several others o\~/o ), but that’s OK.

As I said, I may not be able to answer a question every Friday, but I’m going to try.

FLL Team Helps FRC Team in Distress

Team 4797 Owlbots

Take a look at the incredible letter and photos I just received from FRC Team 4797, the Bryant High School Owlbots, from Long Island City, New York.

Oklahoma Tornado

Our hearts go out to everyone affected by the awful tornado in Oklahoma yesterday.  We have several teams in the area, and our thoughts are with the members of our extended FIRST family as they deal with this terrible tragedy.

 

Frank

The Other Shoe, Surveys, and Please be Safe!

The Other Shoe

The Old Shoe

The Old Shoe by George Hodan

Some folks are waiting for the other shoe to drop* from my last blog.  There’s no other shoe.

Surveys

Congratulations to Dave Lavery & the Mars Science Laboratory Team!

 

Self-portrait of NASA's Mars rover Curiosity

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

FIRST community favorite, Dave Lavery, and his Mars Science Laboratory team recently picked up two prestigious accolades.

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