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Small rocket thruster from 1970's by kiloowatt
greetings, 1st time poster.. I have an interesting item in my Apollo Saturn V era space collection. Namely a functioning mint 1970's Walter Kidde 2.2lb N2...
September 29th 12 12:39 AM
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automatic Moon landing? by Jan Philips
It is often stated that Neil took manual control of the LM to fly past a bad landing site. But wasn't it planned that the CDR would take over at some point?
September 27th 12 06:09 PM
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Recent Moon Landing Comic by Jens Schweikhardt
hello, world\n http://www.gocomics.com/thecity/2012/09/12 OK, so derf gets some of the details wrong. The bzzz is a bit off and the front hatch was round...
September 27th 12 05:17 AM
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Did you spot the Saturn V? (xkcd, 19 September) by Joseph Nebus
``So why did we build this? There have *got* to be other ways to get to space.'' ``Believe it or not, this is the *least* crazy one anyone has come...
September 24th 12 05:44 AM
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What's this thing on the Eagle? by Jens Schweikhardt
hello, world\n "The Eagle has wings." -- While looking at this picture, http://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/a11/AS11-44-6580HR.jpg I always wondered what the...
September 23rd 12 05:38 AM
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If A11 had aborted by Jan Philips
In Buzz's book "Magnificant Desolation", page 16, he writes that Tom Paine said "If oyu have to abort, I'll see that you fly the next moon landing flight. ...
September 22nd 12 05:54 PM
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LM Rendezvous Radar by David Lesher
So the LM had a rendezvous radar & the CSM a transponder. I never really grokked why. The LM was under insane weight limits, they were shaving heads...
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September 20th 12 06:49 PM
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Dumb question: what's to become of the 747's? by Joseph Nebus
I seem to have missed all talk of what's to become of the Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. Would anyone informed care to say? --...
September 19th 12 06:00 AM
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"The Space Race was a proxy war against the Soviets." -Steven Colbert by Stuf4
"The Space Race was a proxy war against the Soviets." -Steven Colbert That's the most succinct analysis of the space race as I've ever seen broadcast. ...
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September 19th 12 01:05 AM
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What became of Charlie Duke? by Alan Erskine[_3_]
After he left NASA?
September 18th 12 03:28 PM
by Greg \(Strider\) Moore Go to last post
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"US flags still on the moon, except one" by Brian Lawrence
On 27/08/2012 18:15, joeturn wrote: On Aug 26, 1:38 pm, Bob Casanova wrote: On Sat, 25 Aug 2012 11:40:35 -0700 (PDT), the following ...
September 18th 12 06:10 AM
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Ancient ssh topic question now answered: Who did the Apolloanimations for See-BS? by [email protected]
....Back when the group was new, Henry, Beady, me, Mary, Pat and even stick-up-the-ass Dwayne were among the growing ranks of the regulars, one of the...
September 12th 12 10:20 AM
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Film of Moon's surface from LM ascent stage by Jan Philips
I was watching some Apollo footage on TV, and I saw one or two of the 16 mm films taken from the LM as it lifted off from the Moon. This was not the Apollo 11...
September 7th 12 04:07 PM
by Jan Philips Go to last post
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Collier's "Man Will Conquer Space Soon!" articles being reprinted by [email protected]
http://www.aiaahouston.org/newsletter/ As far as I’m aware, this is the first time these have been republished in clear, high-rez and full color format since...
September 4th 12 08:40 PM
by Orval Fairbairn Go to last post
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BBC's Apollo 11 'one small step' footage found by Joseph Nebus
A (home) recording of the BBC's coverage of the first step on the moon has been found: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-19455602 --...
September 4th 12 05:31 AM
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Apollo 11 return from LRRR while still on the Moon? by Jan Philips
I was listening to the DVD of the Apollo 11 Moonwalk, with the flight controller's loop on. A controller reports that Lick Observatory got a laser return from...
September 4th 12 04:52 AM
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Deke's hand motion when A11 lands by Jan Philips
In "In the shadow of the Moon", there is film of Mission Control at the time Apollo 11 lands. Deke is on the left, then Charlie Duke, the Lovell, the (I...
September 4th 12 03:41 AM
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Apollo flags still standing by GordonD
Well...most of them. LRO photos show that five out of the six flags planted on the Moon are still standing upright. Only Apollo 11's was blown over when...
September 2nd 12 01:34 AM
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Pads 39a/b -- Google Earth/Panaramio by Snidely
Most of the Panaramio shots of the pads show Shuttles in position or launching, but not all. A couple of empty pad shots are included, and 1 of Ares 1-X at...
September 1st 12 09:42 PM
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Another wonderful tribute from NASA by Alan Erskine[_3_]
http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/armstrong/index.html
August 31st 12 07:03 PM
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