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So sort of a trivia quiz by Greg \(Strider\) Moore
And no, I don't have the answers, but I'm curious: First: Which crewed craft (in any config) has flown on the most different types of boosters? For these...
February 6th 15 08:01 PM
by David Spain[_4_] Go to last post
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Explorer 1 question by Jan Philips[_2_]
In films of the Explorer 1 launch, after it gets off the pad a little, there is a light on the rocket, at about the top of the first stage. You can see it in...
December 15th 14 04:57 PM
by David Spain[_4_] Go to last post
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National Space Policy: NSDD-42 (issued on July 4th, 1982) by Stuf4
National Space Policy National Security Decision Directive 42 July 4, 1982 http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/codez/new/policy/nsdd-42.htm Complete...
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December 13th 14 10:50 PM
by J. Clarke[_3_] Go to last post
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Good Apollo videos by Jan Philips[_2_]
Here is a list of some good Apollo videos on YouTube. This uploader corrects the color on them. He does the same for a lot of other old stuff, including...
December 12th 14 05:16 AM
by Jan Philips[_2_] Go to last post
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Wired presents photographing the last Shuttle by Snidely
URL:http://video.wired.com/watch/wxd-a-photographer-s-quest-for-the-perfect-space-shuttle-shot A presentation from Wired By Design, by Dan Winters. You...
December 9th 14 10:51 AM
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The big outside countdown clock for manned missions has been retired by David Spain[_4_]
On Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:41:08 AM UTC-5, bob haller wrote: On the news last nite they said parts were no longer available. I hope it isnt scrapped...
December 3rd 14 07:31 AM
by Snidely Go to last post
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Grissom splashdown on TV? by Jan Philips[_2_]
In "When we left Earth - the NASA Missions", talking about Gus Grissom's first flight, Gene Krantz pretty much says that they were watching live when Gus was...
November 21st 14 09:03 AM
by Jan Philips[_2_] Go to last post
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Docking with a non-cooperative object - via arstechnica and Risks by Jeff Findley[_6_]
In article , says... The latest Risks Digest: http://catless.ncl.ac.uk/Risks/28.35.html provides a...
November 15th 14 04:57 PM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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The Apollo Program in perspective by Greg \(Strider\) Moore
http://www.xkcd.com/1436/ Yeah, that about sums it up in some ways.
October 23rd 14 04:11 PM
by David Spain[_4_] Go to last post
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Telstar (pop music) by [email protected]
About 50 years ago, Joe Meek wrote a hit about the satellite. Those were the days of wonder. People do not care about technology anymore. Did anybody create a...
September 26th 14 07:04 PM
by Jens Schweikhardt Go to last post
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JFK to Webb - Lacking Justification for Continuing to Fund Apollo by Stuf4
Back in 2011, the JFK Library declassified and released parts of a private conversation that JFK had with James Webb on September 18, 1963. Here are some...
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September 26th 14 06:37 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Space Race Driven By The Nuclear Threat - NdT quote from Cosmos ep:'The World Set Free' by Stuf4
The new Cosmos TV series hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson has had some great moments. Here's one I especially treasure as a jewel... Back in 1914, H.G. Wells...
August 30th 14 11:00 PM
by Stuf4 Go to last post
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Space Race Driven By The Nuclear Threat - TED-Ed Cartoon by Stuf4
One more excellent video from a year ago that goes a long way toward presenting an accurate understanding of what the space race was all about: "Who won the...
July 27th 14 03:04 PM
by Stuf4 Go to last post
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"Zero Gravity" vs Zero-G - explained by Michael at Vsauce by Stuf4
Another topic that has received a lot of attention on this forum going back more than a decade is the point regarding how "zero gravity" is an improper term...
July 27th 14 12:24 PM
by Stuf4 Go to last post
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Falcon 9 First Stage Return During ORBCOMM Mission by David Spain[_4_]
The following video of the F9 first stage return was just posted to YouTube today by SpaceX. The video is abbreviated 1/2 way through I suppose to skip the...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
July 25th 14 05:05 PM
by Rick Jones Go to last post
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"Manned Space Stations and Alternatives" by [email protected]
In the early 60's the USAF Scientific Advisory Board looked at a wide range of small MOL-like space platforms to be serviced by Gemini or Dyna Soar vehicles....
July 24th 14 06:49 PM
by Brad Guth[_3_] Go to last post
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How they assembled Apollo 11 by Greg \(Strider\) Moore
http://sploid.gizmodo.com/these-are-spectacular-i-especially-love-the-launch-tow-1605785415 Some great photos.
July 17th 14 10:29 PM
by David Spain[_4_] Go to last post
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STS-107 Columbia top secret spy mission, and even our moon isstill taboo. by Brad Guth[_3_]
Our moon is on average quite physically dark, but it isn't nearly as monochromatic and inert as our Apollo era discovered of so many areas of nearly off-white...
July 17th 14 06:47 PM
by Brad Guth[_3_] Go to last post
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STS-107 Columbia top secret spy mission, and even our moon isstill taboo. by Brad Guth[_3_]
How exposed to a newly detected asteroid or planetoid threat? Seems we're still a sitting duck, especially when looking at our physically dark and...
July 17th 14 06:45 PM
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SpaceX Successfully Launches OrbCom 2 by David Spain[_4_]
Just FYI for those how follow SpaceX. http://www.spacex.com/news/2014/07/14/falcon-9-launches-orbcomm-og2-satellites-orbit ...
July 16th 14 01:16 PM
by Jeff Findley[_4_] Go to last post
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