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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1100 on: 10/09/2017 04:58 PM »
I always figured John winged it...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1101 on: 10/10/2017 09:52 PM »


But that's simchat torah !
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1102 on: 10/11/2017 01:58 AM »
Everyone's commenting that SpaceX has been slow getting the pictures of Monday's lunch out. I mean, geez, what's wrong with just using stock pictures?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1103 on: 10/11/2017 04:55 AM »
FH sits in the evening light.
Watched B1019 land in person 21/12/2015.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1104 on: 10/11/2017 02:41 PM »
Okay... so relaunches are now a thing which makes me want to hold off on my partying until we see the following:

a Rerelaunch. :)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1105 on: 10/11/2017 04:08 PM »
Everyone's commenting that SpaceX has been slow getting the pictures of Monday's lunch out. I mean, geez, what's wrong with just using stock pictures?

That's as bad as those old Grade "C" Sci-fi flicks that would use footage of two completely different rockets for the same fictional rocket ship!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1106 on: 10/11/2017 05:24 PM »
Looks pretty clean for a used rocket.
Only used by a little old lady from Pasadena???
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1107 on: 10/11/2017 05:26 PM »
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1108 on: 10/11/2017 05:42 PM »
Okay... so relaunches are now a thing which makes me want to hold off on my partying until we see the following:

a Rerelaunch. :)

This time next year, relaunches will be unremarkable.  Any excitement and tension will be around a new booster's 'maiden launch'   :D

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1109 on: 10/11/2017 09:13 PM »
The shrinking RSS is like a flattering pair of pants for Falcon 9. Yes, it does make you look bigger.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1110 on: 10/11/2017 10:32 PM »
Bring the thunder!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1111 on: 10/11/2017 10:35 PM »
Your norminal programming will resume shortly.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1112 on: 10/11/2017 10:42 PM »
Background noise is the SpaceXers eating. The cafeteria is called "The Lunch Pad" according to an employee on Twitter. Not sure if the name changes for dinner though.  ;)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1113 on: 10/11/2017 10:46 PM »
Space-equis?

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1114 on: 10/11/2017 10:51 PM »
Do it again already? Cool.  8)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1115 on: 10/11/2017 11:01 PM »
Second stage flying into sunset! How cool is that!!
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1116 on: 10/11/2017 11:05 PM »
Holy falcons, batman... Those grid fins got HOT!  And did someone install extra sparklers for the entry burn?  Spectacular

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1117 on: 10/11/2017 11:09 PM »
Looks like the glowing grid fin action occurred right at sunset, judging by the footage from stage 2. Made everything redder and more dramatic.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1118 on: 10/11/2017 11:38 PM »
Since Apollo 7 was 49 years ago, I took some photos of my models of both rockets.  They are 1/144 scale. 

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1119 on: 10/12/2017 01:21 AM »
On site, front row. T-52 minutes.

I want set of wing back chairs lol... I wonder if Shotwell likes Cigars wouldn't look out of place setting in one of those lol.....

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