Team

pinsky

Pinsky

Inturbulous genius behind the bloodthirsty four-engine Leadbelly. Rarely makes declarative statements, except when absolutely necessary. (e.g. “Don’t try to reason with somebody from Palm Bay.”)

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andrew

Andrew

Producer and director of the critically-acclaimed documentary, The Principia Process, which chronicled the spring 2002 launch season. Builder of the earthshaking Black Betty booster. Coined the official Principia slogan, “We’re not NASA.”

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brad

Brad

Wellspring of innovation, creativity and good humor. Designer of both Mach Me and the two-stage Black Thruster. An anarchist and/or entrepreneur at heart.

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bws

Brian

Designer of the Isabelle rocket and the LC-3 electronic launch control system. Disciple of decentralization and disruptive technologies.

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frye

Frye

Brilliant engineer and technical consultant on several key projects, including the LC-3 launch system and its derivatives. The foundation of the team’s scientific discipline.

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rick

Rick

Latecomer to the team, but hailed for his youthful enthusiasm, cheerful demeanor and perennial willingness to chip in for beer.

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woz

Woz

Yuengling-drinker, world-traveler and rocket-catcher. Known for witty aphorisms and non-sequiturs. The quintessential airline pilot. Very likely to be betrayed and destroyed by a woman.

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