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Forum: Policy April 15th 09, 01:32 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By [email protected]
NASA to unveil space station name on Colbert show

From Keith Wetzel:
On Apr 14, 1:43 pm, wrote: From Dr J R Stockton:

The module may now become burdened with the name of a second-rate self-
publicist,...
Forum: Policy April 14th 09, 07:43 PM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 25
Views: 843
Posted By [email protected]
NASA to unveil space station name on Colbert show

From Dr J R Stockton:
The module may now become burdened with the name of a second-rate self-
publicist, when it could have been named after, for example, the famous
European astrodynamicist...
Forum: Space Station April 14th 09, 07:21 PM Posted to sci.space.station
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By [email protected]
"I need to take a Colbert"

Tune in to Comedy Central tonight to watch NASA's official
announcement about the decision for naming Node 3. We'll see whether
Stephen Colbert gets the whole module named after him, or perhaps...
Forum: Space Station April 8th 09, 08:47 PM Posted to sci.space.station
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By [email protected]
Criticism of the terms "Zero Gravity" and "Microgravity"

From John Doe :
Brian Gaff wrote:
Are you deliberately being pedantic?If you understand gravity, then you are
the only person on this earth who does. Is there in fact anywhere...
Forum: Space Station April 8th 09, 05:40 PM Posted to sci.space.station
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By [email protected]
Criticism of the terms "Zero Gravity" and "Microgravity"

From Brian Gaff:
Are you deliberately being pedantic?If you understand gravity, then you are
the only person on this earth who does. Is there in fact anywhere where
there is zero gravity? Its...
Forum: Space Station April 7th 09, 08:18 PM Posted to sci.space.station
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By [email protected]
Criticism of the terms "Zero Gravity" and "Microgravity"

On Apr 7, 2:07 pm, wrote:
A continuation of Message-ID:

...
Forum: Space Station April 7th 09, 08:11 PM Posted to sci.space.station
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By [email protected]
Criticism of the terms "Zero Gravity" and "Microgravity"

A continuation of Message-ID:


Link...
Forum: Space Station April 7th 09, 08:07 PM Posted to sci.space.station
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By [email protected]
Criticism of the terms "Zero Gravity" and "Microgravity"

A continuation of Message-ID:

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Here...
Forum: Space Shuttle April 1st 09, 05:15 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By [email protected]
Hoot Gibson and STS-27

From Bob Haller:
On Mar 31, 2:31 am, wrote:

I don't see this as old news at all. Gehman may have provided a
factual report on STS-27, but they fell way...
Forum: Space Shuttle March 31st 09, 07:31 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 325
Posted By [email protected]
Hoot Gibson and STS-27

I don't see this as old news at all. Gehman may have provided a
factual report on STS-27, but they fell way short in communicating the
severe emotion that was coupled with the damage. I'd say the...
Forum: Space Shuttle December 10th 07, 02:01 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By [email protected]
Commander's Decision?

From Bob H:
On Dec 9, 7:54�pm, wrote:
snip
On the contrary, ECO sensors are *almost never* used. �Let's be clear
that they are part of a *backup*...
Forum: Space Shuttle December 10th 07, 12:54 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By [email protected]
Commander's Decision?

From Revision:
I would like to think that a CDR who called a King's-X to scrub a
launch would be respected instead of cast aside.

The ECO sensors are not like some part that is not really...
Forum: Space Shuttle December 9th 07, 10:58 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By [email protected]
Commander's Decision?

From Bob H:
On Dec 9, 5:14�pm, wrote:

I quite doubt that NASA has a contingency plan to sedate and
straightjacket crewmembers into their seat against...
Forum: Space Shuttle December 9th 07, 10:41 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By [email protected]
Commander's Decision?

I wrote:
From Jim in Houston:
On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 06:19:01 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Dec 9, 12:24 am, Jim in Houston
...
Forum: Space Shuttle December 9th 07, 10:40 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By [email protected]
Commander's Decision?

I wrote:
From Jim in Houston:
On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 06:19:01 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Dec 9, 12:24 am, Jim in Houston
...
Forum: Space Shuttle December 9th 07, 10:14 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 329
Posted By [email protected]
Commander's Decision?

From Jim in Houston:
On Sun, 9 Dec 2007 06:19:01 -0800 (PST), wrote:

On Dec 9, 12:24 am, Jim in Houston
wrote:

Crew office...
Forum: Space Shuttle November 1st 07, 02:07 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By [email protected]
Nick Names

From Jorge:

Dan Tani - Ichibo (Tani is Japanese-American; Ichi is Japanese for "one"
and means "first" or "best" when used as a prefix)
Dan Tani's nickname is an obvious play on...
Forum: Space Shuttle October 30th 07, 04:16 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 10
Views: 463
Posted By [email protected]
Nick Names

From Jorge:
Brian Gaff wrote:
Pambo? What is that all about then?

Nickname given to Pam Melroy by Brian Duffy (her CDR on STS-92). Play on
words with "Rambo" (there is a Rambo poster in...
Forum: Space Shuttle October 4th 07, 06:23 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By [email protected]
Shuttle Aerodynamics

From Snidely:
On Oct 3, 6:42 pm, wrote:
[...]

That photo didn't satisfy a big part of your curiosity? Take that #2
engine in the lower left.

Easier...
Forum: Space Shuttle October 4th 07, 02:42 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By [email protected]
Shuttle Aerodynamics

From MichaelJP:
Kind of a related question to Jim's; all the thrust from the SSME is
transmitted through a gimbal bearing to the shuttle frame - I'm
interested
in the engineering...
Forum: Space Shuttle October 2nd 07, 08:23 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By [email protected]
Shuttle Aerodynamics

From MichaelJP:
Kind of a related question to Jim's; all the thrust from the SSME is
transmitted through a gimbal bearing to the shuttle frame - I'm interested
in the engineering of that and...
Forum: Space Shuttle September 21st 07, 11:20 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By [email protected]
Shuttle Aerodynamics

Oh yeah, another good search term for shuttle ascent control is
"squatcheloid".

No foolin. It sounds like a joke, but it isn't. Well, I mean, I'm
sure the designers had a lot of fun throwing that...
Forum: Space Shuttle September 21st 07, 11:15 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By [email protected]
Shuttle Aerodynamics

On Fri, 21 Sep 2007 07:51:47 -0500, Craig Fink
wrote:

The SSME are moved independently, it's the flight control portion of the
On-Board flight software and the mixing...
Forum: Space Shuttle September 12th 07, 01:09 AM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 21
Views: 641
Posted By [email protected]
Landing gear on the shuttle

From Keith McInnis:
djarvinen;825146 Wrote:

I was watching the live pics of STS-118 landing today and noticed that
the landing gear doesn't come down until what appears to be just
...
Forum: Space Shuttle September 2nd 07, 05:30 PM Posted to sci.space.shuttle
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By [email protected]
Shuttle Drag Chute

From John ):
On Aug 21, 9:11 pm, "James R. Jones" wrote:

Just curious if it was just me or did it seem the drag chute deployment
was late...
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