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A correction to my own book, Viking rocket by Pat Flannery
Scott Hedrick wrote: So, instead of blowing up bombs as designed, your Orion will throw fuels cells out the back... OK. Doesn't seem terribly efficient....
August 30th 05 09:15 AM
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International Space Agency by Victoria
*************************************************************** Nick Janow Jun 23 1991, 5:35 am I think that a private organization...
September 7th 05 10:05 PM
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what's "Figure of eight" exactly? by natto
Dear everyone,I'm a new member and very new for space science,so please help me to learn about it! I've read some forum about the figure of 8 but still do not...
September 8th 05 09:08 AM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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Van Allen belt behaviour... by snidely
From the British Antarctic Survey is a report on understanding radiation hazards wrt to the Van Allen Belts and space weather. See...
September 13th 05 08:42 PM
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Utilization of solar wind by kausikram k sayee
is it possible to utilize the solar wind particles for EP ?
September 17th 05 10:08 PM
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Back to the moon, only CEV reuseable? by Philip Walden
Looking at the planned vehicles for the return to the moon, the article(s) seemed to emphasize leverage of shuttle technology. For example the use of SSMEs and...
September 29th 05 06:26 AM
by Pat Flannery Go to last post
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Why do CEV? by livecam
Why are we about to spend years and untold billions developing CEV when a superior vehicle is closer to reality? Kliper can fulfill all of our requirements in...
October 3rd 05 03:38 PM
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DARPA Grand Challenge Semi-Finals by snidely
The semi-finals begins today at Fontana Speedway. I like this picture from the OSU team: http://oregonstate.edu/grandchallenge/drupal/files/stairs.jpg And...
October 6th 05 11:46 PM
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Stanford wins DARPA Grand Challenge - Carnegie Mellon takes 2nd & 3rd by Ben
7 hours 32 minutes for Stanford. The CMU teams came in within 20 minutes or so after that. I was disappointed with the "webcast" that there was supposed to...
October 11th 05 06:00 AM
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Demonstrator-2R still missing by snidely
New Heatshield Design Tests Europe and Russian Researchers By Ker Than Staff Writer posted: 12 October 2005 06:37 am ET quote The European Space Agency's...
October 12th 05 08:15 PM
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Russo-Aussie venture to challenge Virgin? by snidely
It appears there's a challenge to Virgin Galactic, being done by a Russian-Australian joint venture. Cute little spaceplane involved. From AFP's article on...
October 20th 05 02:35 AM
by Derek Clarke Go to last post
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Columbia and PowerPoint by Pat Flannery
Interesting article on the faults of a PowerPoint presentation: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/29/AR2005082901444.html Pat
October 20th 05 05:04 AM
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Virgin Galactic status on BBC site by snidely
See the BBC web site for news on Branson's project status, some hints of the craft, etc. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4365612.stm quote Sir...
October 21st 05 10:02 PM
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Centennial Challenges still up for grabs by snidely
Yahoo/Associated Press report that 2 categories of CCs went unclaimed this weekend. Elevator climbers and cable builders both failed to reach the prize. see...
October 25th 05 02:37 AM
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Russkian satellite fails to reach orbit by snidely
AP is reporting that a Russian satellite went missing after launch; other satellites on the same launcher doing okay: quote The Mozhayets-5 satellite,...
October 28th 05 08:26 PM
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SSETI Express not charging... by snidely
The student/ESA satellite SSETI Express was put in safe mode after it showed drop in battery voltage; it seems the solar panels were not charging the...
October 28th 05 11:45 PM
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Auction with Space Items and Memorabilia by tps1
Would you like to eat lunch with Star Trek's Bob Picardo, own Carl Sagan's own copy of his sensational paper on extraterrestrial life, or chat about space...
November 2nd 05 04:50 PM
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Griffen Testimony by snidely
From the AP, via Yahoo http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20051103/ap_on_sc/nasa, this on Griffen's latest testimony: quote NASA's top priorities are a...
November 5th 05 01:36 PM
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Minerva lost in space, Hayabusa still to land by snidely
Hayabusa is still set to attempt landings on asteroid Itokawa on Nov. 19 and Nov. 25, according to JAXA, even though the sub-probe Minerva failed to make its...
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November 30th 05 11:52 PM
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Large payload shrouds by Thomas Womack
Hubble, famously, has a 94-inch mirror because that's the largest that could be put in a spacecraft that fits in the Shuttle's payload bay. The Far Infra-Red...
January 1st 06 12:26 PM
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