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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1180 on: 10/31/2017 05:28 PM »
I was digging back on the history of SpaceX while looking at the SpaceX launch log and I found out that there was a time when a hold in the countdown was announced by the launch team (in the middle of nowhere) sending an email to Elon's Garage (TM) in SoCal, where someone would announce to the media via a phone hotline!  :o

No, that was in 2005..... :P

Wow... reading that launch thread. SpaceX has come a long way!  ;D

That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1181 on: 10/31/2017 05:54 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1182 on: 10/31/2017 07:17 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.

There’s a level 3 ?!... ala
it comes in pints?


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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1183 on: 10/31/2017 07:29 PM »
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Happy Halloween from @SpaceX!! 🎃

https://twitter.com/rocketjoy/status/925457942572232704

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1184 on: 10/31/2017 10:04 PM »
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Happy Halloween from @SpaceX!!

https://twitter.com/rocketjoy/status/925457942572232704

I feel like dressing up as a COPV (the guys at far right) would be sort of an edgy costume for a SpaceXer.  Though maybe it gets points for scariest costume there?

To see the actual COPVs in situ: http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=41018.msg1690878#msg1690878
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1185 on: 10/31/2017 10:26 PM »
Oscar Meyer COPV's are the best!

Error 404
Costume not found.

Made me chuckle.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1186 on: 10/31/2017 10:29 PM »
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Happy Halloween from @SpaceX!!

https://twitter.com/rocketjoy/status/925457942572232704

I feel like dressing up as a COPV (the guys at far right) would be sort of an edgy costume for a SpaceXer.  Though maybe it gets points for scariest costume there?

They'll have to compete for that prize against the Rick Sanchez (Rick and Morty) cosplayers in the center--given the recent "Rick and Morty McDonald's Szechuan sauce riots" at a few of the LA McDonald's locations...
;D

Despicable Me franchise Minions noted on the far left...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1187 on: 10/31/2017 10:34 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.
I only know that he is younger than me... ;)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1188 on: 11/01/2017 12:24 AM »
I was digging back on the history of SpaceX while looking at the SpaceX launch log and I found out that there was a time when a hold in the countdown was announced by the launch team (in the middle of nowhere) sending an email to Elon's Garage (TM) in SoCal, where someone would announce to the media via a phone hotline!  :o

No, that was in 2005..... :P

Wow... reading that launch thread. SpaceX has come a long way!  ;D

Look at this post in that thread:  http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=918.msg10574#msg10574

Chris has indeed come a long way with membership.  ;D
« Last Edit: 11/01/2017 12:26 AM by catdlr »
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1189 on: 11/01/2017 01:38 AM »
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Happy Halloween from @SpaceX!! 🎃

https://twitter.com/rocketjoy/status/925457942572232704
What is the costume with orangy top and a white body with SpaceX lettering supposed to be (next to all the R&M constumes)? My first thought was a stage firing downwards but ... ?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1190 on: 11/01/2017 02:07 AM »
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Happy Halloween from @SpaceX!! 🎃

https://twitter.com/rocketjoy/status/925457942572232704
What is the costume with orangy top and a white body with SpaceX lettering supposed to be (next to all the R&M constumes)? My first thought was a stage firing downwards but ... ?

My guess is dragon with a chute deployed

Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1191 on: 11/01/2017 02:53 AM »
I was digging back on the history of SpaceX while looking at the SpaceX launch log and I found out that there was a time when a hold in the countdown was announced by the launch team (in the middle of nowhere) sending an email to Elon's Garage (TM) in SoCal, where someone would announce to the media via a phone hotline!  :o

No, that was in 2005..... :P

Wow... reading that launch thread. SpaceX has come a long way!  ;D

Look at this post in that thread:  http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=918.msg10574#msg10574

Chris has indeed come a long way with membership.  ;D

Wow are those COPV's in the right corner? Those guys definitely went with the horror theme!  ;D

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1192 on: 11/01/2017 02:58 AM »
Wow are those COPV's in the right corner? Those guys definitely went with the horror theme!  ;D

Technically, they're COPV protective jackets, the things that make the black COPVs look red in tank assembly images.  You can read the "REMOVE BEFORE TANK CLOSEOUT" printing on them in this photo, which makes it yet another informative party thread entry, but we seem to allow occasional digressions onto topic here.  ;D

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1193 on: 11/01/2017 11:52 AM »
Wow are those COPV's in the right corner? Those guys definitely went with the horror theme!  ;D

Technically, they're COPV protective jackets, the things that make the black COPVs look red in tank assembly images.  You can read the "REMOVE BEFORE TANK CLOSEOUT" printing on them in this photo, which makes it yet another informative party thread entry, but we seem to allow occasional digressions onto topic here.  ;D
Horror theme...
Wasn’t there a story about being walled in written by Edgar Alan Poe?
These guys want to be sure THEY are removed from the tank before close out!
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1194 on: 11/01/2017 12:43 PM »
At the risk of adding something informational to the party thread, I believe that was "The Tell-Tale Heart".

Edit: Should have Googled it first. The bricked up wall story is "The Cask of Amontillado". "The Tell-Tale Heart" gets hidden under the floorboards.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1195 on: 11/01/2017 12:58 PM »
At the risk of adding something informational to the party thread, I believe that was "The Tell-Tale Heart".

Edit: Should have Googled it first. The bricked up wall story is "The Cask of Amontillado". "The Tell-Tale Heart" gets hidden under the floorboards.
No, it's The Cask of Amontillado...

Edit.. This is evidence of a party. Talking over one another is quite common in such situations of well mannered frivolity.
« Last Edit: 11/01/2017 01:00 PM by yokem55 »

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1196 on: 11/01/2017 01:20 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.

There is a L3?  :o

 :P

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1197 on: 11/01/2017 01:24 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.

There is a L3?  :o

 :P

Sorry citizen, you're not cleared for that information[2]. Go on about your business... nothing to see here.... move along.... move along....

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2 - does anyone get this reference???
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1198 on: 11/01/2017 01:32 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.

There is a L3?  :o

 :P
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1199 on: 11/01/2017 01:51 PM »
That is an amazing thread!
You can even find Chris's B age if you read it carefully.   ;)

We may have to dead-thread it. That's L3 level information.

There is a L3?  :o

 :P

Sorry citizen, you're not cleared for that information[2]. Go on about your business... nothing to see here.... move along.... move along....

1 - The computer is your friend[1]. Report to the nearest disintegration chamber for further processing, er information.
2 - does anyone get this reference???

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