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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1400 on: 12/26/2017 06:06 PM »
Does this mean a static fire with payload attached??

Just in case there's so much thrust that the hold down clamps fail ;)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1401 on: 12/26/2017 06:32 PM »
Does this mean a static fire with payload attached??

Just in case there's so much thrust that the hold down clamps fail ;)

It's happened before.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1402 on: 12/26/2017 06:41 PM »
"Whip me, beat me, take away my charge cards...NASA's talkin'!"

(So awful...so Campy.)

And, IIRC, one of the solids was inadvertely lit, so they had to light the other and liftoff or everyone dies in a big pad conflagration...not a holddown failure.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1403 on: 12/26/2017 07:12 PM »
"Whip me, beat me, take away my charge cards...NASA's talkin'!"

(So awful...so Campy.)

And, IIRC, one of the solids was inadvertely lit, so they had to light the other and liftoff or everyone dies in a big pad conflagration...not a holddown failure.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1404 on: 12/26/2017 07:52 PM »
Wasn’t an accident. Was a hack job by the semi-sentient robot friend of one of the campers.
No wonder Elon has been on the anti AI rants lately... he's afraid the AI will take his Tesla for a spin.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1405 on: 12/26/2017 08:48 PM »
Bueller... Bueller??
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1406 on: 12/26/2017 11:17 PM »
Just in case people didn't know, the "like throttle" has been lifted. You can now like posts every 2 seconds rather than every 120 seconds.

Don't misuse it but there are some people with really skewed numbers that need to start giving as well as they get. Just sayin.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1407 on: 12/26/2017 11:58 PM »
Just in case people didn't know, the "like throttle" has been lifted. You can now like posts every 2 seconds rather than every 120 seconds.

Don't misuse it but there are some people with really skewed numbers that need to start giving as well as they get. Just sayin.

Okay, okay.  We'll behave.  Obey the speed limits and all that.

Nothing worse than following a granny riding the 'brake like'.

At least we're still not close to breaking the speed of like.  (186,000 likes per second)  At that speed we would need servers the size of Jupiter. ;)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1408 on: 12/27/2017 01:20 AM »
I just liked myself...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1409 on: 12/27/2017 02:18 AM »
I just liked myself...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1410 on: 12/27/2017 03:21 AM »
At least we're still not close to breaking the speed of like.  (186,000 likes per second)  At that speed we would need servers the size of Jupiter. ;)

Maybe that's what Jupiter IS...a relic server for the Monolith masters.

I wonder what the electronic posts of several billion years old disembodied super-intelligences are like? :o
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1411 on: 12/27/2017 03:55 AM »
At least we're still not close to breaking the speed of like.  (186,000 likes per second)  At that speed we would need servers the size of Jupiter. ;)

Maybe that's what Jupiter IS...a relic server for the Monolith masters.

I wonder what the electronic posts of several billion years old disembodied super-intelligences are like? :o

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1412 on: 12/27/2017 04:35 AM »
At least we're still not close to breaking the speed of like.  (186,000 likes per second)  At that speed we would need servers the size of Jupiter. ;)

Maybe that's what Jupiter IS...a relic server for the Monolith masters.

I wonder what the electronic posts of several billion years old disembodied super-intelligences are like? :o

WE  DON'T  WANT  YOU  TO  KNOW

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1413 on: 12/27/2017 06:18 AM »
Was that the Jim 9000 computer?

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1414 on: 12/27/2017 12:17 PM »
Was that the Jim 9000 computer?

Over 9000, actually

Edit/Lar: Modified by the PoliteJim3000 post softener
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1415 on: 12/27/2017 01:44 PM »
Does that computer come with a like button?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1416 on: 12/27/2017 05:55 PM »
Does that computer come with a like button?

It comes with a like button, constructed in length, width, and breadth units corresponding to the first three prime numbers, and it's full of STARS!
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1417 on: 12/27/2017 08:24 PM »
I wonder what the electronic posts of several billion years old disembodied super-intelligences are like? :o

Links to funny cat videos. As the Bare Naked Ladies once sang, it's all been done before.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1418 on: 12/28/2017 01:45 AM »
THIS JUST IN!!!

“NASA Continues Search for Planet Capable of Supporting NASA”

https://twitter.com/theonion/status/946152977932234753
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1419 on: 12/28/2017 02:27 AM »
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I wonder what the electronic posts of several billion years old disembodied super-intelligences are like? :o

Got me thinking.   We need a Grok button!

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