Flying Saucer, At The 2013 SF Bay Maker Faire

Flight Suited Man Handed Out Tickets
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A man wearing an old flight suit and steam punk goggles handed out free tickets to children and small adults so they could enter the flying saucer and sit on the floor.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 52.03" N, 122° 18' 6.55" W   •  (Photo taken 12:04:29 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3241
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Smoke Exhaust Clouded The Saucer
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A small gasoline generator under the flying saucer produced exhaust smoke that clouded the view of the flying saucer.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 52.03" N, 122° 18' 6.55" W   •  (Photo taken 12:04:46 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3242
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The Exterior Was A Mosaic Design
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The exterior of the flying saucer was decorated with a mosaic of mirrors, stained glass, metal, and lights.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 52.03" N, 122° 18' 6.55" W   •  (Photo taken 12:05:15 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3244
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Design On the Saucer Floor
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A design on the inside of the saucer covered the floor and folks sat in a circle around that design.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 50.05" N, 122° 18' 7.22" W   •  (Photo taken 12:05:26 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3254
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Detail Of Blue Design
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Detail of one of the blue designs on the exterior of the flying saucer. Notice the bulbs were lit even in daylight.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 49.51" N, 122° 18' 7.41" W   •  (Photo taken 12:05:37 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3246
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Four Pointed Star Design With Photo
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Another area of the flying saucer's exterior was this mosaic four-pointed star with a small photograph next to it.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 48.95" N, 122° 18' 7.45" W   •  (Photo taken 12:05:51 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3248
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The Steps Up And Into The Saucer
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A modest flight of metal steps led up and into the flying saucer. Here two children were entering. The boy was just reaching to take his ticket.


Flying Saucer   •  On the lawn between the food booths   •  At The 2013 San Mateo, Maker Fair internal link internal link   •  San Mateo County Event Center external link   •  1346 Saratoga Dr., San Mateo, CA 94403   •  37° 32' 48.95" N, 122° 18' 7.45" W   •  (Photo taken 12:05:57 Saturday 18 May 2013)   •  (Photo posted Wednesday 22 May 2013)   •  © 2013 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #B13_3249
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