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After 44 years and 787 launches, Russia to Retire World's LongestServing Soyuz-U Rocket by Jonathan
Lack of parts from Ukraine - ha! Russia Retires Legendary Soviet-Designed Space Rocket Feb 22, 2017 — 13:00 — Update: Feb. 22 2017 — 10:27 Federal...
February 25th 17 09:26 PM
by Byker Go to last post
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Pluto might be a planet again. by [email protected]
"Prepare yourself—the Pluto debate has returned, and people are not going to be able to shut up about it. Pluto might be about to regain its planethood. It...
February 22nd 17 01:06 AM
by Sylvia Else Go to last post
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SpaceX Is Finally on Its Way Back to the ISS After Historic Launch by [email protected]
"On Sunday morning, SpaceX successfully launched and landed a Falcon 9 rocket carrying a Dragon spacecraft loaded with over 5000 pounds of supplies and...
February 19th 17 08:39 PM
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If you weren'r confused already.... by Michael Gallagher
For a few days, it looked as if we were headed for a replay of the FY 2011 budget, only worse. Politico reported the Trump adminstration wanted NASA to back...
February 11th 17 06:08 PM
by Michael Gallagher Go to last post
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Japanese tether never came unglued. by Rick Jones[_6_]
http://spaceflightnow.com/2017/02/06/japanese-cargo-ship-ends-mission-after-space-debris-experiment-flounders/ The article talks about the tether having a...
February 6th 17 09:35 PM
by Rick Jones[_6_] Go to last post
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Trying to double-up? by Rick Jones[_6_]
http://www.theverge.com/2017/1/31/14452732/spacex-rocket-launch-nasa-iridium-next-satellite-contract Suggests that a quintet of Iridium Next satellites will...
February 2nd 17 06:00 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Short list trimmed: Last entry for moonwalkers removed at 82 by Snidely
Gene Cernan is no longer leaving footsteps. Among the places reporting his death is NPR, which shows pictures from then (1972) and nearly-now (2016). "My...
January 18th 17 02:14 AM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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SpaceX launch going nicely. by Jeff Findley[_6_]
From what I've seen so far, the SpaceX launch today is going nicely. First stage successfully landed on the barge. This is a first for the Vandenberg...
January 17th 17 11:17 AM
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Mysterious Planet Nine May Be a Captured 'Rogue' World by [email protected]
"Planet Nine may be even more exotic than astronomers had thought. The putative world, which some scientists think lurks unseen far beyond Pluto's orbit,...
January 12th 17 09:29 PM
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Uberisation of bizjets by William Mook[_2_]
Decades ago I wrote of a time when an automated aircraft would arrive in response to a request sent wirelessly from a handset. Well that time has arrived...
January 11th 17 09:40 PM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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forming parts by William Mook[_2_]
http://гальванопластика.рф/images/books/Electroforming_in_US_ARMY.pdf Large thermoformed parts made of thin sheets of PET and other...
January 11th 17 08:48 AM
by William Mook[_2_] Go to last post
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Glorified igloos for Mars by William Mook[_2_]
On Friday, January 6, 2017 at 6:29:57 PM UTC+13, Fred J. McCall wrote: William Mook wrote: On Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at...
January 11th 17 08:17 AM
by William Mook[_2_] Go to last post
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Donald Trum Would Probably End the Journey to Mars by William Mook[_2_]
On Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 2:09:45 PM UTC+13, JF Mezei wrote: On 2017-01-05 21:52, William Mook wrote: Campaigning along Florida’s “Space...
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January 11th 17 12:56 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Rewriting the Drake Equation by William Mook[_2_]
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/2016/12/nasas-kepler-mission-discoveries-transform-drakes-equation-earth-is-not-the-first-technological-civi.html Merry...
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January 10th 17 01:21 AM
by William Mook[_2_] Go to last post
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Once We Have A Self Sustaining Mars Colony - Then What? by Jonathan
I've been looking at some the incredibly expensive steps which are planned for a Mars colony. From the massive rockets, massive transports and things like...
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December 31st 16 08:06 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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mass drivers for interplanetary commerce by William Mook[_2_]
http://www.nss.org/settlement/nasa/spaceresvol2/images/electrofig16a.GIF Constructed in 1976 and 1977, Mass Driver 1 was an early demonstration of the concept...
December 31st 16 02:30 AM
by William Mook[_2_] Go to last post
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Inmarsat shifting providers for a launch by Rick Jones[_6_]
I suppose there can be only so much patience waiting for a flight backlog to be drained, and Inmarsat has reached the limit of theirs, shifting from SpaceX to...
December 29th 16 04:00 PM
by David Spain Go to last post
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What happened? by jacob navia
Altimeter failure. The instrument indicates a much lower altitude than the real one. So, thinking they are much lower, software ejects the parachutes, then...
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December 24th 16 02:35 AM
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China is testing an em drive right now in space by jacob navia
Weeks after we heard about NASA confirming that the em drive works, the chinese make public that they are testing an em drive right now in their space...
December 24th 16 02:27 AM
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using the sun as a landfill. by bob haller
makes me uncomfy if for no other reason than not knowing what we dont know
December 21st 16 01:24 AM
by William Mook[_2_] Go to last post
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