Author Topic: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!  (Read 67893 times)

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Update Thread:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=30921.0

Discussion thread:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=30922.0

News articles:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/tag/antares/

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But you lot aren't interested in that here, you just want an Antares party with ice cream for desert.....so go nuts here ;D

Anything goes providing it's related to this mission, no moderating unless someone starts swearing etc (don't do that). It's a party thread. ;)

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I didn't get the headline until I remembered Antonio's avatar! :)

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I didn't get the headline until I remembered Antonio's avatar! :)

I was going to use his football team, but I couldn't remember which one it was - I think he supports Atlético Madrid...which would have been funny, as their top player is a striker called Falcao - and you see where I'm going with the play on words with Falcon ;D

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Ahem.


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I don't see the nozzles, surely you are not implying that it is headed for Spruce Knob!
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Ahem.

That is wrong and right on so many levels.
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Ahem.

That is wrong and right on so many levels.

Says the man who likely just printed that and stuck in on a fridge at work.
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Been looking forward to it for a while now  :)

I hope everything goes well. This rocket has been sitting around too long for my liking.

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At one point, Antonio had posted a picture of him riding a Pegasus, wish I could find the picture...
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #10 on: 01/24/2013 01:59 AM »
I was going to use his football team, but I couldn't remember which one it was - I think he supports Atlético Madrid...

PERISH THE THOUGHT!!! I'ts the Athletic [sic - in English] Bilbao, founded WITH THAT NAME in 1898 (4 years before the "Madrid Football Club" - also in English - which became Real Madrid only in 1920.)

FYI, Chris, the English influence in the Athletic continues to this day - the Athletic players still formally refer to their trainer as "El Míster"

My grandfather was a second cousin of Juan Elorduy (see the history of the A.B. at Wikipedia) and first cousin of Luis Astorquia (whom I met as a child) a 6ft 2in A.B. goalie in the 1920's who is supposed to have scored a goal FROM A GOAL KICK (apparently the kick flew over everybody and the opposing goalie was blinded by the low sun... or so the Elias family tradition has it...)

SO be careful not to confuse the Athletic with the Atlético... Hrrumph!...
Humbug!...
« Last Edit: 01/24/2013 02:05 AM by antonioe »
ARS LONGA, VITA BREVIS...

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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #11 on: 01/24/2013 02:02 AM »
I don't see the nozzles, surely you are not implying that it is headed for Spruce Knob!

Spruce Knob?  Are you a NOVACian? (NOrthern Virginia Astronomy Club member)
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #12 on: 01/24/2013 03:35 PM »
I don't see the nozzles, surely you are not implying that it is headed for Spruce Knob!

Spruce Knob?  Are you a NOVACian? (Northern Virginia Astronomy Club member)

No, just someone who spends a fair amount of time in the caves of it's shadow. GVKS (Germany Valley Karst Survey).
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #13 on: 02/09/2013 02:35 AM »
Guess the hotfire on the 12th will be one way to clear the snow off the pad!
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #14 on: 02/10/2013 06:09 AM »
Having no live feed of the hot fire will reduce the intensity of this party thread, unfortunately.

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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #15 on: 02/10/2013 11:40 AM »
Let there be gaiety of insightful speculation then!

Could some of the snow melt?
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #16 on: 02/10/2013 05:05 PM »
I awaiting a snow covered picture with a caption somewhere in this image is Antares ;)
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #17 on: 02/11/2013 01:20 PM »
The 0.00001 percent waiting for the Hot Fire!!!

Let there be Fire and Ice!!!
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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #18 on: 02/11/2013 01:54 PM »
MC Antares %0.00001

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Re: It's Antonio's Amazing Antares Rocket Riding Party Thread!
« Reply #19 on: 02/11/2013 07:38 PM »

Just in time for Valentines day, just melts one's heart...
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