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Liquid water lake discovered on Mars by [email protected]
"A massive underground lake has been detected for the first time on Mars, raising the possibility that more water -- and maybe even life -- exists there,...
July 26th 18 12:09 AM
by Alain Fournier[_3_] Go to last post
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SpaceX Falcon 9 sets new record with Telstar 19V launch from SLC-40 by Jeff Findley[_6_]
SpaceX Falcon 9 sets new record with Telstar 19V launch from SLC-40 https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2018/07/spacex-falcon-9-telstar-19v- launch/ From above: ...
July 23rd 18 12:16 PM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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Blue Origin Test by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
Blue Origin just successfully tested the escape system for their manned capsule. They launched on a New Shepard rocket and then did a high altitude escape...
July 20th 18 02:59 PM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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Soyuz fueling by Jeff Findley[_6_]
In article , says... The NASA PR guy just mentioned the Soyuz was fueled several hours...
July 18th 18 04:00 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Soyuz fueling by Jeff Findley[_6_]
In article , says... BTW, the NASA guy now refers to Cygnus as a Northrop Grunman...
July 15th 18 07:38 PM
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Bacteria in spaeships by jacob navia
NASA got a bad day some weeks ago. A microbiologist discovered that Acetinobacter can eat the desinfectant that NASA sprays in their clean rooms... A soil...
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July 1st 18 01:01 PM
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Jeff Bezos' Space Plans by [email protected]
"Blue origin essentially wants to enable lunar manufacturing. Bezos thinks that moving the heavy industry to the moon and hollowed asteroids will help...
July 1st 18 12:51 AM
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Space elevator by Alain Fournier[_3_]
I just found again an old document I read some 18 years ago about space elevators: http://www.niac.usra.edu/files/studies/final_report/472Edwards.pdf I...
June 26th 18 06:24 AM
by William Elliot[_4_] Go to last post
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Newest Alabama company will develop nuclear engine for Mars spaceship by [email protected]
"The international nuclear technology company BWX Technologies, Inc. opened a Huntsville office Thursday to begin developing products for the aerospace and...
June 25th 18 12:53 PM
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SpaceX working on hypersonic decellerator options for 2nd stage by Jeff Findley[_6_]
SpaceX Ponders Hypersonic Decelerator For Second-stage Recovery Jun 8,...
June 13th 18 11:18 AM
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Bacteria Can Eat NASA's Spaceship-Cleaning Products by William Elliot[_4_]
https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/06/bacteria-can-eat-the-cleaning-products-nasa-uses-to-sterilize-its-spaceships/562016/
June 10th 18 04:25 AM
by William Elliot[_4_] Go to last post
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Street View on Space Station ! by William Elliot[_4_]
How does one zoom out to see more than a disorientating interior? Google satellite image, zoom out enough to see Earth as a planet, and a sidebar appears...
June 9th 18 05:17 AM
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Juno by jacob navia
The juno spacecraft passed over the poles of Jupiter last Saturday. Using NASA's Eyes application, I followed the approach in the simulator in my Mac....
June 6th 18 05:12 AM
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'Impossible' EM drive may actually be impossible after all by [email protected]
"If something sounds too good to be true then it probably is, so goes the old saying. And unfortunately, it now seems this is also applicable to the...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
May 30th 18 09:20 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Load and Go by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
NASA is at least verbally sounding more encouraging about the SpaceX 'Load and Go' launch for manned vehicles. This is good because, while they could do it...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
May 30th 18 09:16 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Continuing drop in prices? by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
I've seen at least one report that if their predictions for Block 5 hold up when they tear down their first one, SpaceX is planning to drop the cost of a...
(Multi-page thread 1 2)
May 22nd 18 11:28 AM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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Commercial Lunar Payload Services by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
So NASA is going to let contracts for people doing commercial lunar landers so they can manifest payloads on them. Just who do they think those commercial...
May 19th 18 01:01 PM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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First flight of Block 5 successful launch and landing by Jeff Findley[_6_]
The first flight of SpaceX Falcon 9 Block 5 has happened. Both the launch (the first communications satellite for Bangladesh) and the landing of the first...
May 16th 18 01:16 PM
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Thrust vs altitude question by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
JF Mezei wrote on Fri, 11 May 2018 16:50:59 -0400: On 2018-05-11 01:22, Niklas Holsti wrote: What/where are those...
May 13th 18 10:14 PM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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Orbital Gravity Lab? by David Spain
What would it take to get such a thing in orbit? Are there any *knowledgeable* readers left in sci.space.policy that can comment on this (Fred, Jeff and Greg...
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May 9th 18 02:21 AM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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