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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #320 on: 04/20/2017 06:41 PM »
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Back to the duck for a moment...

Well, if it launches like a duck, and lands like a duck......

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #321 on: 04/20/2017 08:24 PM »
Why bother with LZ-1? Just let it splashdown - it will float after all.......and use the "landing legs" to paddle to shore.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #322 on: 04/21/2017 05:21 AM »
Add 3% habanero to the duck's feed for a hotter burn?
I was thinking extra beans to ensure there's enough methane..

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #323 on: 04/21/2017 12:32 PM »
How about 60 nano sats.  Each with a battery, solar cells and a bunch of super bright LEDs.  Station keeping would take some development.  But for SpaceX, I'm sure a trivial problem.  Future advertising possibilities could fund ITS! :)

Please tell me you aren't advocating that they replace the world's night sky with advertisements.  That's horrific.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #324 on: 04/21/2017 04:12 PM »
Top three ways to kill a party...

#3 Play a Yoko Ono album.
#2 The Cops show up.
#1 Govt. shutdown on April 28th.



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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #325 on: 04/21/2017 07:03 PM »
How about 60 nano sats.  Each with a battery, solar cells and a bunch of super bright LEDs.  Station keeping would take some development.  But for SpaceX, I'm sure a trivial problem.  Future advertising possibilities could fund ITS! :)

Please tell me you aren't advocating that they replace the world's night sky with advertisements.  That's horrific.

Yeah... I agree, filling the night sky with advertisements is a really dumb idea.

With much larger, more powerful sats, advertising during  the day would be possible.  Really a much better way to go as most of the target audience would be awake to see it!  8)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #326 on: 04/21/2017 07:32 PM »
How about 60 nano sats.  Each with a battery, solar cells and a bunch of super bright LEDs.  Station keeping would take some development.  But for SpaceX, I'm sure a trivial problem.  Future advertising possibilities could fund ITS! :)

Please tell me you aren't advocating that they replace the world's night sky with advertisements.  That's horrific.

Yeah... I agree, filling the night sky with advertisements is a really dumb idea.

With much larger, more powerful sats, advertising during  the day would be possible.  Really a much better way to go as most of the target audience would be awake to see it!  8)



And no pesky stars to get in the way.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #327 on: 04/21/2017 07:57 PM »
Please tell me you aren't advocating that they replace the world's night sky with advertisements.  That's horrific.

Nah, that's progress!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #328 on: 04/22/2017 05:54 AM »
How about 60 nano sats.  Each with a battery, solar cells and a bunch of super bright LEDs.  Station keeping would take some development.  But for SpaceX, I'm sure a trivial problem.  Future advertising possibilities could fund ITS! :)

Please tell me you aren't advocating that they replace the world's night sky with advertisements.  That's horrific.

Yeah... I agree, filling the night sky with advertisements is a really dumb idea.

With much larger, more powerful sats, advertising during  the day would be possible.  Really a much better way to go as most of the target audience would be awake to see it!  8)



And no pesky stars to get in the way.

Well, just the one.  But one couldn't be that bad, right?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #329 on: 04/22/2017 08:40 AM »
Why bother with spaceborne ads when you can just beam ads straight into people's heads with Neuralink?  ;)

"So, I was talking with Cindy the other day and... PURCHASE VIAGRA ONLINE!!!! ... she was saying to me that .....  FREE XXX NEURAL CONNECT!!!... she didn't think that.... hang on, I'm getting a message from a Nigerian prince...."

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #330 on: 04/22/2017 12:55 PM »
We could always build a Dyson sphere around the earth.

No more pesky stars.
Cover the outside with solar panels ending the energy crisis and global warming.
By selling the advertising rights to the inside surface we could have the advertisers and Nigerian prince's pay for it!

I for one look forward to the day I look up to what was the sky and see Chris's L2 add.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #331 on: 04/22/2017 08:11 PM »
You can see that in it "kneeled" position, the frame is down on the deck and the tracks are more proud.

Matthew

Well of course they're proud, they know they're going to be making history soon

Musk did say something silly... I'm thinking half mile in size should be nicely visible.
Gotta get back to work.  Having way too much fun on this stuff.  ;D



Edit: Sentence that could be taken extremely the wrong way deleted.

I'm not even joking, we have a 40' one in our warehouse if Musk wants it...

There HAS to be a story there. Why? Don't duck answering our questions....

Because why not a giant duck?

I'd post some pictures of the interior, but that's strictly L2 :P
« Last Edit: 04/22/2017 08:13 PM by Saabstory88 »

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #332 on: 04/22/2017 08:21 PM »
We could always build a Dyson sphere around the earth.

No more pesky stars.
Cover the outside with solar panels ending the energy crisis and global warming.
By selling the advertising rights to the inside surface we could have the advertisers and Nigerian prince's pay for it!

I for one look forward to the day I look up to what was the sky and see Chris's L2 add.

I like Dyson spheres... Here's what Chris's L2 add would look like on the inside surface with a simulated star background.  Or just in the night sky which would save all that complicated construction stuff and having to deal with the Nigerian prince.


« Last Edit: 04/22/2017 08:35 PM by CharlieWildman »
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #333 on: 04/25/2017 08:18 AM »
Two words:  Sky Graffiti  >:(

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #334 on: 04/26/2017 07:25 AM »
Nah, it's just a really big art installation. The National Endowment for the Arts will probably cough up millions in taxpayer money for it.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #335 on: 04/27/2017 06:21 AM »
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Back to the duck for a moment...

Well, if it launches like a duck, and lands like a duck......

She weights like a duck! Put her to static fire!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #336 on: 04/28/2017 03:10 PM »
I really think in order for SpaceX to impress the crowd they need a simultaneous instant launch with booster recovery of both Iridium-#2 and Intelsat-35e  at the same time.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #337 on: 04/28/2017 03:14 PM »
Rockets ARE Lego(s) (elements).

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NASA Apollo #SaturnV to launch as #LEGO brick model set on June 1: http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-042817a-lego-nasa-apollo-saturn-v.html #LEGOApollo @LEGOIdeas @NASAhistory

https://twitter.com/collectSPACE/status/857942631883579392

PS Does this mean that Lar will be out that day?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #338 on: 04/28/2017 04:25 PM »
Rockets ARE Lego(s) (elements).

Quote from: collectSPACE
NASA Apollo #SaturnV to launch as #LEGO brick model set on June 1: http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-042817a-lego-nasa-apollo-saturn-v.html #LEGOApollo @LEGOIdeas @NASAhistory

https://twitter.com/collectSPACE/status/857942631883579392

PS Does this mean that Lar will be out that day?

I'm buying 2
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #339 on: 04/28/2017 05:48 PM »
Rockets ARE Lego(s) (elements).

Quote from: collectSPACE
NASA Apollo #SaturnV to launch as #LEGO brick model set on June 1: http://www.collectspace.com/news/news-042817a-lego-nasa-apollo-saturn-v.html #LEGOApollo @LEGOIdeas @NASAhistory

https://twitter.com/collectSPACE/status/857942631883579392

PS Does this mean that Lar will be out that day?

"Inside the box: exactly 1,969 pieces - a clever nod to the year of the first moon landing, by the crew of Apollo 11, in July 1969."

Maybe more that a day!
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