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Atlas 5A rocket at Canada Science and Techology Museum by Michael Gallagher
Some years ago, I was reading a book on Canada and stumbled on a picture of an Atlas 5A rocket on display at the Canada Science and Techonolgy museum. I went...
April 1st 18 02:11 AM
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Stephen Hawking and "Zero Gravity" by Stuf4
I get a lot of push back on things I present here. One topic where loads of energy was invested has been on this notion of "Zero Gravity". SSH archives are...
March 27th 18 02:25 PM
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Vanguard 1 by Michael Gallagher
It can't transmit data, but it is still in orbit 60 years later. https://www.yahoo.com/news/vanguard-spent-six-decades-orbit-195100223.html
March 17th 18 02:40 AM
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More Examples of Current NASA Racism: Clocks, etc by Stuf4
Fact: NASA uses racist clocks. People are blind to many forms of racism. With a legacy of hundreds of years, racism is steeped into our culture so deeply...
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February 19th 18 07:36 PM
by Stuf4 Go to last post
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Debbie Reynolds and Space History by Stuf4
Since Debbie Reynolds died a couple of weeks ago, I have not seen anyone talking about her connection with space history. Now I have not been looking very...
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February 10th 18 12:28 PM
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John Watts Young, 1930-2018 by Stuf4
John Young died yesterday. It is difficult to imagine any other astronaut, past, present or future, having a career as amazing as the life that John Young...
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January 19th 18 07:14 PM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Bruce McCandless II, 1937-2017 by Stuf4
I did not learn about Bruce McCandless's death until after John Young. I'm not sure why he did not get much press coverage. NASA did not even see this to be...
January 12th 18 11:03 AM
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US moon landing FAKED? Photo of astronaut's visor 'PROVES NASA staged Apollo 17 mission' by David Fritz
A shock photo appears to show a man walking around the 'moon' without a space suit during the US's Apollo 17 mission - adding more fuel to the conspiracy...
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November 21st 17 10:36 AM
by None of the Above Go to last post
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Last OTRAG rocket by [email protected]
I do not know the technical objectives of the test, but there was definitely a political objective. OTRAG invited universities to design and build payloads...
May 3rd 17 03:20 AM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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McDonnell's "advanced Mercury" ideas don't seem to be recorded well. by Mike
The one-man space station appears to be notes in various other documents and it exists on the web only as a partial set of a few pages. The 1959 McD proposals...
April 27th 17 12:04 PM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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'Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes of Apollo' - Trailer Features NASA Legends by JEMM
NASA veterans Gene Cranz, Gene Cernan and more star in the documentary about mission control in the time of...
February 24th 17 02:38 AM
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The Space Race was about Power Projection - Miles O'Brien by Stuf4
I've been explaining this for the better part of two decades here on this forum. Well in the wake of John Glenn's death, Miles O'Brien was on PBS News Hour...
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February 6th 17 10:49 PM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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Short list trimmed: Last entry for moonwalkers removed at 82 by Snidely
Snidely asserted that: Gene Cernan is no longer leaving footsteps. Among the places reporting his death is NPR, which shows pictures from then (1972)...
January 16th 17 10:44 PM
by Snidely Go to last post
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OT - Venus by [email protected]
My wife and I came out of a restaurant tonight around six PM and I was floored by a very bright light in the sky. At first I thought it was a plane with...
January 1st 17 06:48 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Another stupid question comes to mind by [email protected]
Okay, so I'm retired and have too much time on my hands. But I was sitting looking at a nice globe I have, made from gemstones, and got wondering, who decided...
December 25th 16 04:22 AM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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Past launches by [email protected]
Is there anyplace I can find a list of past launches from the Cape? I'm trying to find out about a launch my wife and I watched in late September/early...
December 18th 16 09:39 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Outer space by [email protected]
If nature abhors a vacuum, why then is space pretty much a vacuum?Just got thinking about it last night.
December 17th 16 09:02 PM
by Stuf4 Go to last post
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Totally empty space? by [email protected]
Is there anywhere in space, well out past our solar system, between stars, where there's absolutely nothing? And by that I mean not even any atoms? Or does...
October 22nd 16 05:05 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Skylab reboost by bob haller
On Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 1:58:55 AM UTC-4, JF Mezei wrote: On 2016-08-11 21:44, Greg (Strider) Moore wrote: Could it have taken the thrust...
October 17th 16 02:05 AM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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Skylab, engineering deadpan, and the old "knowing where to put the X joke" by Rick Jones[_6_]
I have been looking through http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19840017669.pdf which was posted here recently in a different thread. On PDF...
August 16th 16 06:52 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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