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Cooper's Mercury flight by Jan Philips
So many things were going wrong near the end of Cooper's Mercury flight - did the flight director consider bringing him down early?
November 12th 12 10:15 AM
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How Randolph Rae put America on the Moon? by Pat Flannery
I was just rereading my "Lockheed Skunk Works" book by Jay Miller, and had a odd thought. Back in 1954, British engineer Randolph Rae gave the Air Force...
November 12th 12 08:40 AM
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First on the Moon: The Untold Story by GordonD
Just watched the above documentary, which I assumed was from 2 - 3 years ago but the copyright date at the end was 2005. It was a somewhat sensationalised...
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November 12th 12 08:33 AM
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Modified Saturn 1B as Second Stage for Saturn V by hinnersd
Was there ever any consideration given to using the Saturn 1B as a Second Stage for the Saturn V, eliminating the troublesome development of the S-II entirely?
November 12th 12 08:21 AM
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Apollo CM engine. by Ken S. Tucker[_2_]
My 1st and lasting impression of the CM engine bell is it was to big. I do know about the bell size as it relates to use in a vacuum, my question is why the...
November 12th 12 08:01 AM
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VOSTOK 2KA-2 manned flight before Gagarin? by [email protected]
....Egads. The "Lost Cosmonauts" hoaxes are *still* going on, over a decade after Mark Wade, Jim Oberg, Phil Plait, Sven Grahn, Henry Spencer, and even Dwayne...
November 12th 12 07:29 AM
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ISS twelve years on by GordonD
Today is the twelfth anniversary of the arrival on the ISS of Expedition 1 (Shepherd, Gidzenko and Krikalev) aboard Soyuz TM-31. -- Gordon Davie Edinburgh,...
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November 7th 12 03:58 AM
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Amateur Rocket Team Claims and Wins Carmack Prize by David Spain
An amateur rocket team (AeroPac 100k Team) has officially won the Carmack Prize for being the first amateurs to launch and successfully record a rocket...
October 17th 12 05:52 AM
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VOSTOK 2KA-2 manned flight before Gagarin? by [email protected]
On Wednesday, October 10, 2012 3:18:18 PM UTC-7, Bjørn Sørheim wrote: At a website selling space memorabilities I just found this: A very valuable model of a...
October 13th 12 11:49 PM
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The Moon Has Helium! by Dean
See the article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48691964/ns/technology_and_science-space/ Now, let's have a collection to get a ticket for Guth so he can go...
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October 6th 12 04:05 AM
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Roaches Conquer Space! by David Spain
aka Skin Strength Of Liquid Fueled Rockets... Sorry I couldn't help myself, I thought the given subject title more catchy! :-D From the thread entitled: ...
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October 3rd 12 09:15 PM
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Endeavour's Ames flyby by Rick Jones
Was able to see the Endeavour final ferry flight flyby of Ames/Moffett Field from the fourth floor of an adjacent office building. Nice to see, glad I was...
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September 29th 12 06:06 PM
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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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