- NASA is NASA, the sponsor of sounding rocket flight 36.290
- CU/LASP is the University of Colorado/Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics, my employer
- SKHFTTADD is St Kwan's Home for the Terminally ADD (me)
The Rocketometer is the purple board hooked up to measure the rocket, flying over the Earth. In the background, there are three big stars and two little stars on the left, and one big star and seven little stars on the right.