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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2820 on: 10/10/2018 05:27 PM »
Right, simply forgot the cheesy grin emoticon but what's wrong with tribal electricity on Mars anyway?
Visit the thread. It's a non starter, really. Far too small power output to be worth the mass or trouble. That's according to everyone's analysis of the available literature (which is pretty poor) except one person... er sorry, one "team".
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2821 on: 10/10/2018 05:36 PM »
Right, simply forgot the cheesy grin emoticon but what's wrong with tribal electricity on Mars anyway?
Visit the thread. It's a non starter, really. Far too small power output to be worth the mass or trouble. That's according to everyone's analysis of the available literature (which is pretty poor) except one person... er sorry, one "team".
  Hey. They laughed at Newton and Einstein you know.
 Then again, they laughed at Soupy Sales too.

 Never mind.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2822 on: 10/10/2018 05:42 PM »
Right, simply forgot the cheesy grin emoticon but what's wrong with tribal electricity on Mars anyway?
Visit the thread. It's a non starter, really. Far too small power output to be worth the mass or trouble. That's according to everyone's analysis of the available literature (which is pretty poor) except one person... er sorry, one "team".
Lar "Tribal electricity".  🤪




(This is the party thread, do not take anything here too seriously) :)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2823 on: 10/10/2018 06:23 PM »
Right, simply forgot the cheesy grin emoticon but what's wrong with tribal electricity on Mars anyway?
Visit the thread. It's a non starter, really. Far too small power output to be worth the mass or trouble. That's according to everyone's analysis of the available literature (which is pretty poor) except one person... er sorry, one "team".
  Hey. They laughed at Newton and Einstein you know.
 Then again, they laughed at Soupy Sales too.

 Never mind.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2824 on: 10/10/2018 06:57 PM »
Right, simply forgot the cheesy grin emoticon but what's wrong with tribal electricity on Mars anyway?
Visit the thread. It's a non starter, really. Far too small power output to be worth the mass or trouble. That's according to everyone's analysis of the available literature (which is pretty poor) except one person... er sorry, one "team".

Sigh...so much static around here these days. (ducks and runs)


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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2825 on: 10/10/2018 08:02 PM »

  Hey. They laughed at Newton and Einstein you know.
 Then again, they laughed at Soupy Sales too.

 Never mind.

They laughed at Professor Irwin Corey, The World's Foremost Authority, as well. A true intellectual.


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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2826 on: 10/10/2018 08:37 PM »
They laugh at everything... Except my jokes. Let me try one on you guys....

SLS is way over budget and way late and Boeing blames everything and everyone except them. Because they got 90% of the max incentives for excellent performance, so how could it be their fault?

... what? You're not laughing?

Yeah, me either.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2827 on: 10/10/2018 08:45 PM »
Well, I think the OIG report explains why EUS development is paused.

A perfect consequence for Boeing's poor performance could be reassignment of the EUS to another company (like BO).

That's *a* possible consequence.  Whether it's perfect or not? I can think of a lot more (but unlikely to actually happen) ones....  wait... cancel that thought, it's crazy.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2828 on: 10/10/2018 09:49 PM »
Interesting! I wonder what launch site they will be targeting to use.
Slick 4 ??? LOL
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2829 on: 10/11/2018 05:03 AM »
How is Total Ghost not already part of #dearMoon?


Elon said it was the SpaceX theme song, so I think spaceX is obligates to take them to space.

“The SpaceX theme song by Total Ghost is just too good ... ooh ooh ooh”

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2830 on: 10/11/2018 11:41 PM »
They laugh at everything... Except my jokes. Let me try one on you guys....

SLS is way over budget and way late and Boeing blames everything and everyone except them. Because they got 90% of the max incentives for excellent performance, so how could it be their fault?

... what? You're not laughing?

Yeah, me either.
I'm laffing... it's too ironic to not get a chuckle... we all know that Boeing have lots of chutzpah, but live on past glories... for which we thank them... just like me, time to let the kids in the room take center stage... Cheers m8ts... 
of course I'm splicing the main brace, and listening to war music while browsing the notices... As my old da, (He'd be 100 this month) would say, Bloody 'ell, it's days like today that, if you don't laff, you'll cry, better to laff... 
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2831 on: 10/12/2018 12:37 AM »
They laugh at everything... Except my jokes. Let me try one on you guys....

SLS is way over budget and way late and Boeing blames everything and everyone except them. Because they got 90% of the max incentives for excellent performance, so how could it be their fault?

... what? You're not laughing?

Yeah, me either.
I'm laffing... it's too ironic to not get a chuckle... we all know that Boeing have lots of chutzpah, but live on past glories... for which we thank them... just like me, time to let the kids in the room take center stage... Cheers m8ts... 
of course I'm splicing the main brace, and listening to war music while browsing the notices... As my old da, (He'd be 100 this month) would say, Bloody 'ell, it's days like today that, if you don't laff, you'll cry, better to laff...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2832 on: 10/12/2018 09:00 PM »
:)
This is great conversation. Learned more here than on Google news.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2833 on: 10/13/2018 11:28 PM »
No need for arguments, FFS! In the past, some have leaned. We will see in daylight later. Nothing (much) to see here. Move along...

I am leaning towards what Matt said.

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Would they have to wear J-Crew brand clothing to qualify as a Crewed flight?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2835 on: 10/21/2018 09:00 AM »
Clearly they're avoiding prime numbers greater than two.  I don't see any other more plausible explanation.


No, it is clearly based on powers of two...

20 = LZ 1
21 = LZ 2
22 = LZ 4


History has shown that Elon would be perfectly capable of using whimsical numbers, like 420 for the Tesla share price announcement. I vote for LZ-π!

Given Elon's penchant for whimsy and pop culture references, I feel like he missed a perfect chance to throw everyone a Holy Curveball of Antioch.  (LZ-)1, (LZ-)2, (LZ-)5! 

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2836 on: 10/21/2018 01:52 PM »
Clearly they're avoiding prime numbers greater than two.  I don't see any other more plausible explanation.


No, it is clearly based on powers of two...

20 = LZ 1
21 = LZ 2
22 = LZ 4


History has shown that Elon would be perfectly capable of using whimsical numbers, like 420 for the Tesla share price announcement. I vote for LZ-π!


Given Elon's penchant for whimsy and pop culture references, I feel like he missed a perfect chance to throw everyone a Holy Curveball of Antioch.  (LZ-)1, (LZ-)2, (LZ-)5! 



If Monty python quoting was intended
He could label it LZ-5/3-Sir
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2837 on: 10/21/2018 11:22 PM »
I was assuming that LZ-3 was reserved for the (improbable) FH center core RTLZ pad, but clearly the suggestions here are much better.

The Online Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences gives us a wide range of possiblities to choose from. For example A268448, Numbers n such that (35*10^n - 11)/3 is prime, proceeds 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 21, 27, 34, 53, 72, 96, 145..., which would allow people to mistakenly think that LZ-3 had just been "forgotten" for quite a long way into the future...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2838 on: 10/22/2018 12:03 AM »
I figure that the lack of an LZ-3 is because no one wants to deal with a lazy bum ;)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #2839 on: 10/22/2018 12:37 AM »
He went there.
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