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Alternative to Rockets by George Kinley
Are there any way for rockets to fly in space , other then throwing mass out in one direction and moving in other
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March 31st 04 02:45 AM
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Mars Rover longevity again limited by dust build-up by groutch
I was wondering why NASA accepts a shortened life for the Mars Rovers due to "dust build-up on the solar panels". Is cleaning them beyond their rocket...
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January 28th 04 01:30 AM
by Henry Spencer Go to last post
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Why is absolute zero finite compared to maximum heat (which is seemingly infinite)? by Binary Object
Why is absolute zero approximately -460 F, yet the maximum possible amount of heat is seemingly infinite? There is certainly an asymmetry. Why is there no...
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January 17th 04 06:32 PM
by Gordon D. Pusch Go to last post
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Question on the space elevator by Fred Hapgood
I'm a bit confused about the orbital mechanics relevant to an elevator. Suppose we had an elevator. Several tens of thousands of miles of cable/ribbon run...
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July 4th 04 02:10 PM
by Andromeda et Julie Go to last post
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Spheres coming from bedrock? by Timothy Demko
Joe Knapp wrote: JPL has posted new raw microscopic images of the spheres in situ, embedded in the outcrop--pics taken 4am PST Sunday (sol 15): ...
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February 28th 04 07:58 PM
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The Hubble Space Telescope... by Craig Fink
... belongs in the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, not spread across the earth as a debris field. http://www.msnbc.com/news/994737.asp?0cv=TB10 begin...
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December 6th 03 04:41 PM
by Jorge R. Frank Go to last post
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Reentry at high temperature by Mike Lepore
Someone please tell me why spacecraft are designed to reenter the earth's atmosphere at high speed. Isn't there some way to come down slowly, so the heat...
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June 21st 06 03:07 AM
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Rockets by George Kinley
Hi, if there is no Atmosphere, where do rockets that go in Space get thrust from
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August 1st 03 06:06 AM
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A hurrican can be broken up with a strong laser from a weather satellite by Barbara Schwarz
A hurrican can be broken up with a strong laser from a weather satellite via a remote control from somebody on earth. Nobody has to be in harms way. That...
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November 19th 05 05:29 PM
by Mark Jones Go to last post
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unusual pebble shape by Paul Morris
In the "mission success" panorama http://origin.mars5.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/press/opportunity/20040202a/MSPan_B1_2x-B009R1_br2.jpg there is visible a pebble...
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February 19th 04 03:32 PM
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Huygens' Titan Descent by richard schumacher
In article , "Impact9" wrote: JPL is reporting it made the landing and...
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January 20th 05 10:31 AM
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Satellite to Satellite communication ? by Norris Watkins
Hello: 1. When you make an international phone call - say from NY to China - how does the voice data travel ? Does it have to be send to the satellite and then...
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December 12th 03 10:06 AM
by Pascal Bourguignon Go to last post
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Why send latest Mars Rovers? by Doc
Among all the hoopla surrounding the latest Mars explorer, what I haven't heard is what this one will do that the previous ones didn't? The pics sure look...
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February 19th 04 11:32 AM
by Paul F. Dietz Go to last post
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Accumulate Fuel at Space Station? by [email protected]
I would like to know why we don't travel to Mars by first lifting many loads of fuel to the space station. The actual spaceship would be assembled in space,...
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March 16th 04 10:36 PM
by Dr John Stockton Go to last post
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Why we can't go to Mars (yet) by R F L Henley
According to BBC Online:- President George W Bush will announce proposals next week to send Americans to Mars but . . . unless and until we have robotically...
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January 16th 04 09:07 PM
by Scott M. Kozel Go to last post
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So, How big are the tides on Titan? by Craig Fink
Just wondering how big the tides on Titan might be? Maybe they're huge? Low gravity in conjunction with a really big moon called Saturn. After all motion is...
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January 22nd 05 05:31 PM
by Dr John Stockton Go to last post
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Limits to telescope size by [email protected]
Just seen some pictures of Hubble, and The "Very Large Telescope" (original name) in Chile. It made me think. With a reasonable space based industry, moon...
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March 29th 05 05:22 PM
by Henry Spencer Go to last post
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Galileo To Taste Jupiter Before Taking Final Plunge by Ron Baalke
Donald Savage Headquarters, Washington September 17, 2003 (Phone: 202/358-1547) Carolina Martinez Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena,...
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September 30th 03 05:41 AM
by Gordon D. Pusch Go to last post
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Titan surface image by Informer
Was this one image taken from the surface the ONLY one taken? I thought the probe could do a 360 degree pan.
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January 25th 05 05:00 PM
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Meridiani outcrop by Timothy Demko
My first impression of the much-talked-about Meridiani outcrop is that it looks like a fractured, platey basalt flow, maybe even pahoehoe. In the upper right...
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January 31st 04 09:18 PM
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