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Forum: Policy February 10th 20, 06:55 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 29
Views: 792
we need more than a single planet

On Sun, 9 Feb 2020, wrote:
On Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 1:22:46 PM UTC-8, JF Mezei wrote:

We just need more population decline:

Earth - a planet in dire need of a...
Forum: Policy February 10th 20, 06:51 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 29
Views: 792
we need more than a single planet

On Sun, 9 Feb 2020, Alain Fournier wrote:
On Feb/9/2020 at 07:18, wrote :
www.asps.it/prooooot.htm

Adding one, or more, habitable planets just delays the problem....
Forum: Policy February 3rd 20, 03:49 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 1
Views: 312
The comic tragedy of rocketry

On Sun, 2 Feb 2020, wrote:

Missiles and its fans have been comically saying year after year that they want to place permanent human outposts on the Moon and on Mars for more...
Forum: Policy December 15th 19, 04:02 PM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 8
Views: 417
Rocket Fuel

Kerosene fuel for rockets is deliberately burned oxygen poor so the
unburnt fuel will add mass to the rocket's exhaust to give it more
thrust. To avoid the waste of incomplete combustion and get...
Forum: Policy September 18th 19, 05:46 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Meet The Nuclear-Powered Self-Driving Drone NASA Is Sending ToA Moon Of Saturn

Which moon? Titan?

Which is not to say that the idea of a nuclear-powered drone flying around a moon
of Saturn doesn't sound kind of crazy."

Then after it's life, it crash lands on the...
Forum: Policy August 2nd 19, 11:05 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 7
Views: 706
CO In Your Coffee? : Weird Space Hazards - Vol. 1

On Thu, 1 Aug 2019, wrote:

Should have googled before I replied:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISSpresso

An Esspresso machine is aboard ISS. That will make life...
Forum: Policy August 1st 19, 06:10 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 7
Views: 706
CO In Your Coffee? : Weird Space Hazards - Vol. 1

On Tue, 30 Jul 2019, JF Mezei wrote:
"Carbon Monoxide Release from Whole Bean Roasted Coffee in Storage"

Would the station have whole beans that are grinded in the ISS or
would the ISS...
Forum: Policy July 26th 19, 07:27 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 42
Views: 1,919
Artemis 3 Mission in 2024

Anyone want to predict whether this will actually happen in 2024?
It would be interesting for sure.

It won't happen until China has a man on the moon.

Artemis 3 (previously the Exploration...
Forum: Policy July 25th 19, 07:28 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 42
Views: 1,919
Artemis 3 Mission in 2024

On Wed, 24 Jul 2019, Scott Kozel wrote:

Anyone want to predict whether this will actually happen in 2024?
It would be interesting for sure.

Artemis 3 (previously the Exploration Mission-3...
Forum: Policy May 27th 19, 08:28 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 32
Views: 2,308
Two Starships in "bolas" rotation

On Sun, 26 May 2019, Fred J. McCall wrote:
Jeff Findley wrote on Sun, 26 May 2019
And keep in mind the lifetime of these satellites is relatively
short (from...
Forum: Policy April 3rd 19, 07:01 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 1
Views: 1,129
Inda's ASAT test poses threat to ISS

On Wed, 3 Apr 2019, Rocket Man wrote:

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/04/india-asat-test-debris-poses-danger-to-international-space-station-nasa-says/

IMHO there should be a treaty...
Forum: Policy March 22nd 19, 07:02 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 8
Views: 1,038
SpaceX Destroys Tooling

On Thu, 21 Mar 2019, Fred J. McCall wrote:

I've seen from several sources that SpaceX has apparently junked all
their fabrication tools for composite structures (at a cost of tens of
millions...
Forum: Policy February 14th 19, 05:00 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 3
Views: 878
R.I.P. Mars Opportunity rover

On Wed, 13 Feb 2019, Alain Fournier wrote:

NASA has declared the Mars Opportunity rover dead. It was last heard
from on June 10, 2018 so this isn't a surprise. And it has had a long
life with...
Forum: Policy January 14th 19, 04:55 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
The US government shutdown is almost certainly delaying SpaceX'scrucial launch - MIT Technology Review

On Sun, 13 Jan 2019, Fred J. McCall wrote:

https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612745/the-us-government-shutdown-is-almost-certainly-delaying-spacexs-crucial-launch/

Because...
Forum: Policy January 13th 19, 04:55 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 19
Views: 1,690
The US government shutdown is almost certainly delaying SpaceX'scrucial launch - MIT Technology Review

https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612745/the-us-government-shutdown-is-almost-certainly-delaying-spacexs-crucial-launch/
Forum: Policy December 5th 18, 06:10 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Change of Newton second law of motion

On Tue, 4 Dec 2018, wrote:

First Pendulum structure PNN (Propulsione Non Newtoniana) test http://www.asps.it/edcc2.mpg

And then test PNN (propellantless propulsion) ...
Forum: Policy October 18th 18, 05:03 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 3
Views: 545
China to launch artificial 'moon' into orbit to light up city

On Wed, 17 Oct 2018, Scott M. Kozel wrote:
On Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 10:30:57 PM UTC-4, wrote:

"China is to launch a fake "moon" into space that it hopes will...
Forum: Policy October 15th 18, 07:46 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Soyuz Rocket Launch Failure Forces Emergency Landing of Soyuz!

On Mon, 15 Oct 2018, David Spain wrote:

BTW. ASAP == Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel - talk about acronym
abuse.

In that context does ASAP mean "as slow as possible"?
Forum: Policy October 15th 18, 07:40 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Soyuz Rocket Launch Failure Forces Emergency Landing of Soyuz!

On Sun, 14 Oct 2018, Jeff Findley wrote:
says...

For years the US been dependent upon Russia for ISS access.
That's how reliable US is.

Yes we have because the US...
Forum: Policy October 14th 18, 07:23 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 51
Views: 1,572
Soyuz Rocket Launch Failure Forces Emergency Landing of Soyuz!

Let's not sugar coat this. Russia has had a **** poor reliability
record over the life of ISS. Three Progress resupply vessels never
made it to ISS and the latest one of those was yet...
Forum: Policy September 19th 18, 06:01 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
SpaceX moon flight

BFR == Big ****ing Rocket (a 'cleaned up' version is Big Falcon
Rocket)

I've hear McCall cawing with such linguistic eloquence about his great
grandmother's pokadot blummers, that I've rewarded...
Forum: Policy September 18th 18, 06:26 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
SpaceX moon flight

On Fri, 14 Sep 2018, wrote:

SpaceX says its BFR will fly someone around the Moon; we have
questions:

BFR? Bare Foot Rocket?

"On Thursday evening, without any...
Forum: Policy September 15th 18, 05:18 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 16
Views: 1,147
SpaceX moon flight

News conference on Monday will give more details.

A trip to the moon on gossamer wings?
Forum: Policy September 5th 18, 06:18 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 16
Views: 1,122
Scientists Map Out How to Nudge Small Asteroids into Earth?sOrbit

Maybe it would be safer to just grab the "mini moons" that Earth
captures periodically:

"But new research has unearthed (...unmooned?) evidence that our
planet occasionally captures...
Forum: Policy August 19th 18, 06:38 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Parker Solar Probe

On Sat, 18 Aug 2018, Jeff Findley wrote:
says...

A description of the Parker Solar Probe take off is included in
...
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