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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #100 on: 01/22/2012 12:59 AM »
I appreciate a good ad smackdown.  It usually causes both sides to excel more.

http://www.futurespaceusa.com/smoke_fire.html


O.K.  Let's keep count.  With the launch of Delta 358 on January 20, the score for 2012 is:

PWR:   1          "The Other Guys":  0

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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #101 on: 02/25/2012 03:01 PM »
I appreciate a good ad smackdown.  It usually causes both sides to excel more.

http://www.futurespaceusa.com/smoke_fire.html


O.K.  Let's keep count.  With the launch of Delta 358 on January 20, the score for 2012 is:

PWR:   1          "The Other Guys":  0

 - Ed Kyle

Seven weeks into 2012, Atlas V AV-030 makes it

PWR:  2          "The Other Guys":  0

at least the way PWR counts launches. 

I see this differently, as follows, since Atlas first stages are Energomash-powered.

PWR:  1.5       "The Other Guys":  0

Another way would be to simply count engines

PWR:  3          "The Other Guys":  0

but PWR might cry fowl when each Falcon 9 adds 10 engines to the count.
;)  .  Maybe total impulse is the proper comparison?

Still a shutout!

 - Ed Kyle
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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #102 on: 05/26/2012 08:22 PM »
Does anybody have a take on this advertisement, now that SpaceX successfully launched Dragon?
Sometimes I just flat out don't get it.

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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #103 on: 05/26/2012 08:30 PM »
I was going to wait for a successful splashdown (knock on wood) before mentioning anything, but now that you brought it up, I haven't seen either of the two "microphone" ads ever since Dragon launched. They seem to be replaced by a new one showing a rocket smoke trail in the distance. Kind of ironic, given how PWR specializes in liquid engines. Then again, they did use Atlas *liftoffs* in their promo video...

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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #104 on: 05/26/2012 09:21 PM »
Does anybody have a take on this advertisement, now that SpaceX successfully launched Dragon?

PWR still leads for the year, but its shutout days are over.  :)

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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #105 on: 05/27/2012 04:21 AM »
Especially as, IIRC, the _only_ planned new vehicle that would use PWR engines is SLS, which won't fly much (if at all). That may be why UTC is looking to drop PWR ASAP...

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Re: PWR takes a shot at NewSpace in new ad
« Reply #106 on: 05/27/2012 01:32 PM »
PWR still leads for the year...

Except for that there number of engine metric, right? :)
Sometimes I just flat out don't get it.

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