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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...
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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
by Brad Guth[_3_] Go to last post
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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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A little space quiz by Greg \(Strider\) Moore
http://www.space.com/26500-apollo-moon-landing-quiz.html I got one wrong... (and shouldn't have, but oh well.)
July 15th 14 11:53 PM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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RIP Fred I. Ordway III (1927-2014) by OM[_19_]
....I had the fortunate opportunity to meed and chat with Fred back in '02, when he was a guest at a model rocketry convention held here in CenTex. Fred was...
July 9th 14 07:33 AM
by OM[_19_] Go to last post
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Sputnik hits the funny pages by Joseph Nebus
Well, here's a bit of a surprise, since, who expected any of the Camp Swampy group to be involved in anything successful or important? From November 1957...
June 23rd 14 01:44 PM
by David Spain[_4_] Go to last post
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Bill Dana by David Lesher
http://www.kvoa.com/news/legendary-test-pilot-bill-dana-dies-in-arizona/ LOS ANGELES (AP) - Famed research test pilot Bill Dana, who flew the X-15 rocket...
May 10th 14 01:57 AM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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SCA retired by David Lesher
http://arstechnica.com/science/2014/04/gallery-nasas-shuttle-carrying-747-makes-final-journey-to-museum/ -- A host is a host from coast to...
May 3rd 14 08:05 AM
by Snidely Go to last post
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SpaceX news conference last week by Jeff Findley[_4_]
First part was about the successful Falcon first stage reusability test that was part of the recent CRS flight. It was successful. SpaceX declares...
April 28th 14 09:41 PM
by Rick Jones Go to last post
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Has the apollo 11 LM upper stage crash point been found? by Brad Guth[_3_]
On Monday, April 21, 2014 6:28:59 PM UTC-7, bob haller wrote: With the variety of new imaging of the moon has anyone located the remains of the upper...
April 28th 14 12:32 PM
by Jeff Findley[_4_] Go to last post
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Final Rendezvous by David Lesher
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/28/us/john-c-houbolt-lunar-pioneer-dies-at-95.html John C. Houbolt, Lunar Pioneer, Dies at 95 Houbolt was the champion of...
April 28th 14 12:17 PM
by David Lesher Go to last post
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Crawler Updates by Greg \(Strider\) Moore
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2013/01/ksc-crawlerway-facelift-preparation-sls/ Posted here because among other things is a nice blueprint showing LC-39C and...
April 18th 14 09:16 PM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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