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Forum: Policy September 24th 11, 03:08 PM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 36
Views: 1,252
Posted By Pat Flannery
Satellite falls on Canada?

Poor Canada, first the Soviet satellite with the reactor on it, now this:
http://www.indianexpress.com/news/nasa-satellite-breaks-up-plunges-back-to-earth/851157/

Pat
Forum: Policy September 24th 11, 06:27 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 6
Views: 399
Posted By Pat Flannery
Humans Envisioned On Mars In 25 Years

On 9/23/2011 2:04 PM, Matt Wiser wrote:

About time...I'd rather see Moon first than this Administration's
vague promises of an Asteroid by 2025...when they don't even have a
target...
Forum: Policy September 24th 11, 06:21 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 25
Views: 1,079
Posted By Pat Flannery
Sadness

On 9/23/2011 1:38 PM, jacob navia wrote:
But nothing goes any more in this era of greed.

Space is just not profitable.

We wouldn't have built may airplanes either if you couldn't:
A. Use them...
Forum: History September 23rd 11, 11:12 AM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 17
Views: 718
Posted By Pat Flannery
A sobering thought

On 9/22/2011 7:36 PM, Waimate01 wrote:

Although certain aspects of the cold war were unsettling at the time, I have
to say that in retrospect it all actually worked pretty well. At the time I
...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 09:26 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 65
Views: 1,344
Posted By Pat Flannery
Search for snoopy

On 9/22/2011 9:08 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:
On Vanguard One, I found this site:

http://home5.swipnet.se/~w-52936/index20.htm

It's got an ongoing odometer for Vanguard One,
which, as I type...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 09:06 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 65
Views: 1,344
Posted By Pat Flannery
Search for snoopy

On 9/22/2011 7:56 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:
On Sep 23, 12:36 am, Pat wrote:
On 9/22/2011 1:22 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:

retrieval could be done by a unmanned...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 08:43 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 7:53 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:

At the moment, their resistance to using the Euro as their currency
must look pretty wise in retrospect.

Quite. The problem with the Euro is...
Forum: History September 23rd 11, 08:43 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 7:53 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:

At the moment, their resistance to using the Euro as their currency
must look pretty wise in retrospect.

Quite. The problem with the Euro is...
Forum: History September 23rd 11, 05:42 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 4:11 PM, wrote:
On Sep 22, 10:29 am, Michal wrote:
Pat writes:
The falling satellite was caught...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 05:42 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 4:11 PM, wrote:
On Sep 22, 10:29 am, Michal wrote:
Pat writes:
The falling satellite was caught...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 05:36 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 65
Views: 1,344
Posted By Pat Flannery
Search for snoopy

On 9/22/2011 1:22 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:
retrieval could be done by a unmanned robotic craft with a docking
probe left over from a apollo display, assumng snoopy isnt tumbling..

-That...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 05:23 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 1:18 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:
'Channel Fogbound; Europe Cut Off'...g

I always got a kick out of that one to.
At the moment, their resistance to using the Euro as their currency must...
Forum: History September 23rd 11, 05:23 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 1:18 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:
'Channel Fogbound; Europe Cut Off'...g

I always got a kick out of that one to.
At the moment, their resistance to using the Euro as their currency must...
Forum: History September 23rd 11, 03:34 AM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Pat Flannery
S-IVB question

On 9/22/2011 7:58 AM, GordonD wrote:
"Pat Flannery" wrote in message
...
On 9/22/2011 2:51 AM, GordonD...
Forum: Policy September 23rd 11, 01:57 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 65
Views: 1,344
Posted By Pat Flannery
Search for snoopy

On 9/22/2011 1:22 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:
scientifically the study of very long term space exposure on such a
well documented vehicle could be useful

LDEF did that. Duh.

If they could...
Forum: Policy September 22nd 11, 09:37 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 9:29 AM, Michal Jankowski wrote:
Pat writes:

The falling satellite was caught on video by a amateur astronomer in
Britain;

I didn't know...
Forum: History September 22nd 11, 09:37 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 9:29 AM, Michal Jankowski wrote:
Pat writes:

The falling satellite was caught on video by a amateur astronomer in
Britain;

I didn't know...
Forum: Policy September 22nd 11, 09:31 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 12:27 PM, Pat Flannery wrote:
The falling satellite was caught on video by a amateur astronomer in
Britain; the video shows it is tumbling:
...
Forum: History September 22nd 11, 09:31 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

On 9/22/2011 12:27 PM, Pat Flannery wrote:
The falling satellite was caught on video by a amateur astronomer in
Britain; the video shows it is tumbling:
...
Forum: Policy September 22nd 11, 09:27 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

The falling satellite was caught on video by a amateur astronomer in
Britain; the video shows it is...
Forum: History September 22nd 11, 09:27 PM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Pat Flannery
UARS seen on video

The falling satellite was caught on video by a amateur astronomer in
Britain; the video shows it is...
Forum: History September 22nd 11, 06:42 PM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 1
Views: 324
Posted By Pat Flannery
Atlas-Able failure

Atlas failures are always fun to watch, but this one is particularly so,
as fire starts coming out where it shouldn't at the base of the first...
Forum: History September 22nd 11, 06:13 PM Posted to sci.space.history
Replies: 4
Views: 509
Posted By Pat Flannery
S-IVB question

On 9/22/2011 2:51 AM, GordonD wrote:

So the question (at last) - on a Saturn IB flight, did the interstage
remain attached to the S-IB or did it separate with the upper stage to
be jettisoned...
Forum: Policy September 22nd 11, 06:06 AM Posted to sci.space.policy
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By Pat Flannery
Secret Sats, Giant Rockets: U.S. Unveils Space War Arsenal

On 9/21/2011 10:30 AM, wrote:

Then last week, the U.S. government revealed
new and formerly secret space initiatives that
underscore America’s continuing orbital
...
Forum: Policy September 22nd 11, 06:00 AM Posted to sci.space.policy,sci.space.history
Replies: 65
Views: 1,344
Posted By Pat Flannery
Search for snoopy

On 9/21/2011 12:20 PM, Andre Lieven wrote:

In order to do that, *one would have to know where it IS first*...

They might spot it in one of those photographic searches looking for
small NEOs,...
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