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Space Shuttle External Tank Launchers by Mike Miller
I could've sworn I saw Henry Spencer state recently (or I stumbled over it in a newsgroup search recently) that the Space Shuttle's external tank by itself had...
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January 22nd 04 04:34 PM
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Solar System Busses by John Buehler
Getting massive objects moving seems to be one of the biggest challenges that we face with exploration of the solar system. With manned missions, the...
January 21st 04 08:24 PM
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Diluting jet fuel with water to increase mass flow. by toby
I looked on the web curious about thrust augmentation concepts for jet engines and found a 1952? NACA report that detailed an experiment where water was...
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January 21st 04 12:52 PM
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FAQ-2-B: sci.space.tech reading list by dave schneider
Reading lists and recommended references are a recurrent theme in sci.space.* This occurs so often that it seems like there is a FAQ missing here. This...
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January 20th 04 11:42 PM
by Jon Leech Go to last post
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Space Tethers News Group by Vincent Cate
I just started a new news group for space tethers on Yahoo. You can access it over the web or get it as email. To join go...
January 20th 04 10:56 PM
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Please give me any reference to an article or a book that contain Literature review of current Remote Sensing issues in the last few years by Aviv Ettya
Please give me any reference to an article or a book that contain Literature review of current Remote Sensing issues in the last few years
January 20th 04 12:30 PM
by Mike Miller Go to last post
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Existing rover available for Moon? by Bill Bogen
Are any back-up rovers available (US, UK, whatever) that might be tweaked slightly (ex; made teleoperable) and sent to the Moon to, say, explore possible lava...
January 19th 04 11:03 PM
by Kaido Kert Go to last post
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Two Weeks To Mars With Nexis Ion Engine by [email protected]
Funny thing is that Werner Von Brown was the one who proposed this ion engine more than 50 years ago. What was it with these Germans -- Einstein and Von Brown....
January 19th 04 01:29 PM
by Axel Walthelm Go to last post
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giabt slugs trails found on Mars? by Lynndel Humphreys
You can run but you can't hide. They are everywhere. Giant slug marks. What could cause them? Dark contrail like features everywhere. Scientist...
January 19th 04 12:44 AM
by Richard Stewart Go to last post
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Mars in Stereo Viewmaster by Jon Berndt
I see there's a new stereo anaglyph at the MER web site. Wouldn't it be nice if they were able to publish the stereo images on a Viewmaster (tm) reel and...
January 18th 04 07:38 AM
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Is it feasible to land on Mars and come back? by Chung Leong
Bar the development of some revolutionary technology, is it realistic to think that we can land on Mars and come back? Say we want to bring a piece of Martian...
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January 18th 04 12:44 AM
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Laminar flow combustion chamber by Iain McClatchie
What does the combustion chamber actually do? It's a place for the propellants to mix and burn subsonicly. The mixing typically requires ferocious...
January 17th 04 11:44 PM
by Andrew Higgins Go to last post
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Horizon_hills_color-A11R1.jpg download problem by Lynndel Humphreys
Having problems downloading http://marsrovers.jpl.nasa.gov/gallery/press/spirit/20040113a/Horizon_hills_ color-A11R1.jpg Shows it downloads but just blank...
January 17th 04 02:26 AM
by Jon Watts Go to last post
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Mars,Moon,Eart re entry a pop quiz by Lynndel Humphreys
As pertains to the heat shield and parachute should they be increased or decreased as relates to Mars.the Moon, and Earth? -----= Posted via...
January 16th 04 11:40 PM
by Ian Stirling Go to last post
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delta V from L1 to L4 by Alex Terrell
It's often suggested that a catapult on the moon could fire material from the surface to L1. From there it would be sorted and grouped, and then sent off in...
January 16th 04 06:40 PM
by John Schilling Go to last post
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Pulse Jets by pervect
A week or so ago I saw a rather neat Junkyard Wars episode on pulse-jets. I'm also rather intrigued that it was felt to be a safe enough gadget to build for...
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January 16th 04 05:21 PM
by Gordon D. Pusch Go to last post
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Mars -> Earth time by Epawtows
It's been reported in many places that the MER teams are operating on "Mars time"..i.e., days that are ~24 hrs. and 39 minutes long. Does anyone know the...
January 16th 04 03:44 PM
by Ian Stirling Go to last post
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HTHL vs VTVL - Wheeled sled for landing? by Earl Colby Pottinger
Thinking about the problem some more it seems a big problem would be landing a high speed glider onto a sled that is on tracks. This would mean that the sled...
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January 16th 04 03:35 PM
by Gordon D. Pusch Go to last post
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Can cell phones and SPS share the same frequency? by TangoMan
Let's assume that SPS is beaming down microwaves at 900 W/m^2 intensity in a column of focused energy 10 km in diameter at a frequency of 2.45 GHz. The...
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January 16th 04 03:19 PM
by Gordon D. Pusch Go to last post
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Colors of mars by Raoul
I just read an article with the title: "Nasa is sabotating true colors of mars" Most articles starting with Nasa&sabotating are mostly not very good pieces;...
January 16th 04 08:49 AM
by Nils O. Selåsdal Go to last post
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