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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...
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May 30th 18 09:20 AM
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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...
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May 30th 18 09:16 AM
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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...
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May 22nd 18 11:28 AM
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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
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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
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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
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First NASA lander to study Mars' interior launches from California. by [email protected]
"An Atlas 5 rocket soared into space early on Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, carrying NASA’s first robotic lander designed for...
May 7th 18 06:02 AM
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Space X 2nd stage recovery by Greg \(Strider\) Moore
https://www.space.com/40313-spacex-rocket-landing-giant-party-balloon.html I find this interesting for a couple of reasons. The approach is interesting and I...
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May 2nd 18 02:07 AM
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BFR early next year. by Alain Fournier[_3_]
Elon Musk said at South by Southwest that his Big Falcon Rocket would start doing small test flights early next...
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April 20th 18 07:30 PM
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More Flights of SLS Block 1 by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
NASA is apparently having problem with their new upper stage and is now planning on flying at least the next three missions on the original SLS Block 1...
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April 18th 18 08:55 PM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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NOAA VIDEO FOR YOU by Jeff Findley[_6_]
I was watching the SpaceX launch of 10 more Iridium satellites yesterday and they cut the live feed near the end of the 2nd stage's first burn, saying...
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April 3rd 18 02:57 PM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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New details emerge on Sputnik 2 by [email protected]
MIR COSMONAUTS FOUND SPUTNIK 2 IN 1998 Kosmodrome, Russia (AT) - Russian officials have disclosed the MIR space station's impact with a supply tug in 1998 was...
April 3rd 18 07:18 AM
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Additional SLS Launch Delay by Fred J. McCall[_3_]
The first SLS/Orion launch, EM-1, has been delayed until 2018 due to late delivery of the ESA-produced Service Module for Orion. Now it looks like the SLS...
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March 29th 18 04:59 PM
by Fred J. McCall[_3_] Go to last post
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NGST = Hawking Space Telescope by Stuf4
This needs to be said... The NGST, scheduled to be launched a year from now, should be renamed: Hawking Space Telescope I don't know who came up with the...
March 27th 18 02:34 PM
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Beamed Energy Propulsion by [email protected]
Here is a NASA report on Beamed Energy Propulsion. https://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/20150010986.pdf I have a variation on this modality...
March 20th 18 04:33 AM
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Stephen Hawking dies aged 76 by [email protected]
"He died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in the early hours of Wednesday, his family said. The Briton was known for his work with black holes and...
March 14th 18 11:18 AM
by Jeff Findley[_6_] Go to last post
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SpinLaunch by [email protected]
"SpinLaunch is raising $30 million to use large centrifuges to power catapult to launch payloads into space. They use large centrifuges to store energy and...
March 1st 18 11:17 PM
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SpaceX pricing by Jeff Findley[_6_]
SpaceX has revealed a bit more about pricing for Falcon Heavy. They've also announced another barge for the east coast. When used with a Falcon Heavy, this...
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February 28th 18 01:13 AM
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