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Question about Centrifugal Gravity by James W
So a lot of movies, TV shows, illustrations, etc., show spacecraft generating "gravity" via rotating hull sections. In many cases, this rotating section spins...
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March 12th 12 09:33 AM
by mickrio Go to last post
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"Orbital Mechanics for Dummies" by JamesStep
Can anyone recommend introductory books on the subject? The book "To Rise from Earth: An Easy to Understand Guide to Space Flight" by Wayne Lee (a mission...
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November 11th 03 08:15 AM
by Christopher P. Winter Go to last post
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Shuttle Launch Checklist by Joe Snodgrass
Where can I get a list of the Shuttle's system checklist that the crew run down, on the radio, right before launch? TIA.
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December 1st 11 05:11 AM
by Jerald8 Go to last post
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Technologies for Moon mission useable for missions further out by Alain Fournier[_2_]
Let's assume a new program for lunar missions is started. Let's also assume it is posited as Bush had did it, saying we are going to the Moon, and should go to...
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January 26th 11 01:12 PM
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Multiple Engines??? by Charles Talleyrand
It seems that for rockets of multiple stages with only one fuel combination, there is an interesting engineering decision. Consider a two stage rocket where...
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February 4th 04 06:41 PM
by william mook Go to last post
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NASA orbit simulation software by Joo Gomes
Hey.. Does anyone knows what programs does NASA use to simulate and predict the orbit of a spacecraft? and for simulate the reentry phase of the shutle and...
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May 25th 09 04:48 AM
by kevin willoughby Go to last post
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Moon Base baby steps by Bill Bogen
Two interesting quotes from Prez. Bush's speech: "We will begin the effort quickly, using existing programs and personnel.... We'll make steady progress, one...
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February 18th 04 11:18 PM
by Dr John Stockton Go to last post
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National Aerospace Plane (X-30) announced 20 years ago by Air Raid
the NASP ~ National Aerospace Plane ~ X-30 which Ronald Reagan called " a new Orient Express" was announced 20 years ago this week during the State Of The...
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March 31st 06 11:44 PM
by Steve Willner Go to last post
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Small, cheap, reusable rocket launcher by Andrew Nowicki
The rocket launchers are not economical because they are not reusable. When they reenter the atmosphere, their slender bodies soak up so much heat from...
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September 3rd 06 12:29 PM
by Allen W. McDonnell Go to last post
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Helium-3 crisis today could finance lunar elevator by cfrjlr
Helium-3 is abundant on the Moon but very rare on Earth There is a critical shortage of He3 today, due to two factors: 1) increasing demand for neutrons...
July 11th 14 03:40 AM
by greenaum[_2_] Go to last post
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figure eight, geo-synchronous orbit??? by Roy Smith
The Sirius Satellite Radio (www.sirius.com) says: "our three state-of-the-art satellites that rotate in figure eight, geo-synchronous orbits around the...
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January 7th 04 06:48 AM
by lcopps Go to last post
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Dust down those orbital power plans by Sylvia Else[_2_]
The Australian Government has, for reasons that have much to do with politics, and little to do with the environment, decided to throw $Au 10 billion into...
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July 31st 11 12:09 AM
by Keith Henson Go to last post
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Space Solar Power Recent Conceptual Progress by Keith Henson
About Skylon and laser propulsion to get the cost to GEO down. http://www.theoildrum.com/node/7898 Keith Henson
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July 16th 11 02:50 PM
by Keith Henson Go to last post
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Prices on Ion Drives or Hall Thrusters? by Vincent Cate
Heinrich Zinndorf-Linker wrote in message ... OK, buy them in Germany, instead. The Germans will...
July 14th 03 11:52 PM
by John Schilling Go to last post
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Running multiple HET in parallel? by Sander Vesik
Are there any known issues with running multiple HET (Hall Effect Thruster) in parallel to get increased performance? Is it being already used...
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April 12th 05 06:03 AM
by Derek Lyons Go to last post
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Terminal Velocity by Niobium
We all know the NASA method of re-entry Big shower of sparks and that's the scientists on the ground. However, given a vehicle of 40,000 LB or ...
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December 10th 12 05:23 PM
by props Go to last post
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"Space: 1999" Eagle: Realistic? by Chuck Stewart
On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 00:45:13 +0000, MattWriter wrote: I saw a pic today of the Eagle from the old Space: 1999 TV series. While the series' premise was...
July 12th 04 07:20 AM
by Chuck Stewart Go to last post
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Cheap Realistic Space Flight by Charles Talleyrand
I'm trying to imgaine cheap space flight. I'd also like to see it sooner rather than later. Given this I believe we are limited to chemical rockets. What's...
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November 29th 03 07:39 PM
by ed kyle Go to last post
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Operating systems used in spacecraft? by Grem
Which operating system/systems are used in spacecrafts? Has FlightLinux been implemented yet; and if not how far in the testing are they? Any information on...
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December 9th 03 01:10 AM
by Derek Lyons Go to last post
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Future Space War by Dirk Bruere at Neopax
"Abrigon Gusiq" wrote in message ... I know a bit like science fiction, but what is the plans and...
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October 25th 04 09:16 AM
by Juergen Nieveler Go to last post
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