Team Viper is (from left to right) John Boyer, Alex Jacobson, Joseph DeRose, Sam Frank, and Sam DeRose. John, Alex and Sam Frank are currently high school seniors at The Bay School of San Francisco, and Joseph is currently a freshman there. Sam DeRose is currently a freshman at Harvey Mudd College. They are all Young Maker veterans who have exhibited a number of past projects at Maker Faire, including Saphira the fire breathing dragon, a potato Gatling gun, and Fire Jam. For last year's Maker Faire, they raised funds on Kickstarter and built The Viper, a full-motion flight simulator based on the Sci-Fi TV series Battlestar Galactica.