Nate Cantor has been working for a couple of years as an aerospace engineer. The first satellite he worked on was launched yesterday on an Ariane 5 from French Guiana in South America.
He was a member of a team that designed a Japanese-owned satellite called JCSAT-13 which is used for broadcast and telecommunications over Japan.
Today I ran into the city for dinner, taking the train from Montclair. Despite it being a trip I’ve made hundreds of times, I always like bringing my camera and finding the small moments that define life, as we know it. On the train, the light is good, the subjects are preoccupied, and the reflections are great. Here are a few from the night:
I listen to National Public Radio. A lot. In fact, I’m not sure whether my car radio gets other stations. So, when I heard that the program called This American Life was going to do a live show, I signed up quickly. It was actually a live video broadcast of a live show, if you can wrap your head around that: live video> live show> video…radio?
There’s a wonderful new restaurant on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair.
Mancinni’s Coal Oven Pizza at 438 Bloomfield Ave., between Glenridge Ave and Seymour Street (next to the old Eclectic Cafe). They serve really interesting artisanal pizzas, with storemade sauces, flashed cooked in 90 seconds in their 1000 degree beehive oven. Continue reading