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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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RIP William Pogue, Skylab 4 Pilot by Snidely
Wikipedia notes the death of WR Pogue at the age of 84. He was the pilot of the final Skylab mission, 84 days in 1973-1974. Prior to that, his career in the...
March 10th 14 07:22 PM
by David Spain Go to last post
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Rabbit, run! by Fevric J. Glandules
Nice to see something moving on the lunar surface again. Looking forward to the selfies.
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February 13th 14 10:49 PM
by Brad Guth[_3_] Go to last post
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gus grissom by bob haller
January 20th 14 04:11 PM
by David Spain Go to last post
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Has this ever happened? by Joseph Nebus
Today's _WuMo_ comic strip has a woodpecker at work on a rocket: http://www.gocomics.com/wumo/2013/12/28 I have a vague nagging memory of something...
December 28th 13 05:40 PM
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Space Race Driven By Nuclear Threat - Shift Toward Understanding by Stuf4
Hola. It's clear that there has been a solid shift toward understanding that the Space Race was driven by the nuclear threat, and this view is now established...
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December 12th 13 06:22 AM
by Brad Guth[_3_] Go to last post
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SapceX Aborts T-Day Launch; next try Monday? by Snidely
This on the SpaceX Facebook page: "LAUNCH UPDATE: Thursday's abort was caused by oxygen in the ground side igniter fluid (TEA-TEB). Rocket engines are...
December 2nd 13 06:49 AM
by Snidely Go to last post
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NASA posted many new PDF's on its webserver on 3-29-2005 by Rusty
NASA posted many new PDF's on its webserver on 3-29-2005. There are 14,000+ new publications listed. Many are available in PDF...
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November 30th 13 08:19 PM
by Yoni Go to last post
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The Ares 1-X File by [email protected]
At 28 Oct 2009 Ares 1-X was launched. There was before some fear that the first stage may crash in the second after separation. A principle problem by the use...
November 1st 13 05:48 PM
by Jeff Findley[_2_] Go to last post
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SSTO's would have made possible Arthur C. Clarke's vision of 2001. by Robert Clark
This discussion thread on the SecretProjects forum, showed such SSTO's were already being proposed in the 60's, as well as ambitious lunar exploration...
October 22nd 13 11:09 PM
by David Spain Go to last post
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Photos of Falcon 9 v1.1 Firing During Return by David Spain
Check out these photos from NasaSpaceFlight.com that shows the returning Falcon 9 v1.1 booster during the last Falcon 9 demo flight in September. ...
October 22nd 13 12:44 AM
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Happy Birthday, NASA! by Jens Schweikhardt
55 Years and counting! http://www.gocomics.com/brewsterrockit/2013/09/29 I noticed that the NASA web is "offline". Not a birthday we would wish for. What...
October 17th 13 04:17 AM
by Brad Guth[_3_] Go to last post
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Mystery Mir and Buran photos by [email protected]
Hi, I was sent here from a site called AskMetafiler as I was told there that you folks would be helpful in identifying the source of these images. I found...
October 16th 13 07:16 PM
by Jeff Findley[_2_] Go to last post
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Goodbye, my friend, my icon, Scott Carpenter.. by Richard Glueck
I always admired Scott Carpenter's resilience after his heroic space flight.. In 1962, I listened to his flight live, on a tinny transistor AM radio, laying...
October 12th 13 04:21 AM
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