Preserving the Past for the Future

Without knowing from whence we come, there is little hope for charting a pleasant, human-centered future.  Thus, saving our cultural resources, "Alas, all too rapidly vanishing into limbo of time", is a vital endeavor that ranks alongside science fiction writing and reading as a primary future generator activity.  See some Historic Preservation work of Luke Idziak below.

 

 

Saturn V Rocket Design / Fabrication / Repair / Assembly

U.S. Space and Rocket Center, Huntsville, Alabama  Summer 2007

Conservation, fabrication and design work on a Saturn V Rocket.

Luke Idziak: Contractor Employee Technician.

 

Duties:  Diagnostic, repair, fabrication, and recreation work performed upon a variety of sub- assemblies and materials in the main stages, capsule, escape rocket motor, and nosecone of a Saturn V rocket. Discovery of hairline fractures in a titanium support truss. Personal design of a novel internal nosecone attachment mechanism.

 

Time Capsules

The Stillwater, Minn. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Statue giving up a lost time capsule to modern discovery.

Conservation Technician Luke Idziak, assisting.

Conservation Design and Fabrication / Recreation

Environmental Protection Agency, Ariel Rios Federal Building, 1201 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington DC

 

Bronze Door element recreation and installation with automatic opener retrofit.  Chief fabricator: Luke Idziak

Conservation Solutions Inc., 2007 

 

Book Bank Used Bookstore, Defense and Management

Part-time manager: Luke Idziak

Resident Sci-Fi section expert and maintainer of literary order and stability.  Buying, selling, opening and closing.

Book Bank Used Books, 1510 King St. Old Town Alexandria VA.  2006-2009.

Cyborg Motive Device Collection and Restoration: French, English, and Italian Road Bikes from 1969-'84