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Offline Scylla

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #560 on: 05/24/2017 10:17 PM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #561 on: 05/24/2017 10:31 PM »
Just as an aside from the edge of space; "The reports of U-2s' death are greatly exaggerated." -Proposed 2018 budget.

Watch out for pilot Vertigo at high Elevation.  Might instead be worth directing funding towards How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb...

Nothing hard about that -- just Push The Button!  ;D

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #562 on: 05/24/2017 10:54 PM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.

I suspect it would be hard to find any spot in NZ that doesn't have sheep withing sight.  ;D

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #563 on: 05/25/2017 03:32 AM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.

I suspect it would be hard to find any spot in NZ that doesn't have sheep withing sight.  ;D

NZ, where the men are men, and the sheep are nervous???

(Ok that was mean... but it's actually adapted from a saying about my alma mater, Michigan Tech)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #564 on: 05/25/2017 01:21 PM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.

I suspect it would be hard to find any spot in NZ that doesn't have sheep withing sight.  ;D

NZ, where the men are men, and the sheep are nervous???

(Ok that was mean... but it's actually adapted from a saying about my alma mater, Michigan Tech)

Hey now, Tech has added more Bio and Humanities studies since your time there.  The ratio still sucks, but there has been some slight improvement.....  ;)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #565 on: 05/25/2017 09:51 PM »
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Air launch? Did Stratolaunch win a CRS contract then sub the actual launch out to NASA? I'm so confused!
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #566 on: 05/25/2017 10:33 PM »
So in June of 1962, eight Thor's launched. This includes starfish. I think the bar has been raised and we need to crank up the music!
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #567 on: 05/25/2017 11:19 PM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.
Not much competition - the Rocket Cows don't look anywhere near that sheepish.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #568 on: 05/25/2017 11:21 PM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.
Not much competition - the Rocket Cows don't look anywhere near that sheepish.
Yeah and the RocketLab Rocket Sheep aren't nearly as beefy.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #569 on: 05/25/2017 11:32 PM »
I don't know, SpaceX's bird of prey looks a bit to tall, to thin, and a bit anorexic.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #570 on: 05/26/2017 04:24 PM »
This is going to be a fun summer.  They've launched 6 times so far this year, but 9 more launches planned by the end of August.  3 per month!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #571 on: 05/27/2017 07:34 AM »
This is going to be a fun summer.  They've launched 6 times so far this year, but 9 more launches planned by the end of August.  3 per month!

The launch update threads are starting to roll by like Highway signs.......

Denny's 5 more miles

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #572 on: 05/27/2017 12:06 PM »
So the Denny's launch will be in early August? Or will they push it up to late July?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #573 on: 05/27/2017 12:16 PM »
Lenny's?

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #574 on: 05/28/2017 01:31 PM »
Four hours until the test window opens. Rocket is vertical on the pad. Steaming should be here later: http://original.livestream.com/spaceflightnow
If that's what you want to call it! :)  (venting, steaming, same same.. but where there's steam there's fire!)

Here's hoping this typo[1] is the biggest issue with the static fire.

1 - I love typos! They're fun to twist around and work for humor value. Chris'll probably forgive me.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #575 on: 05/30/2017 05:32 AM »
So in June of 1962, eight Thor's launched. This includes starfish. I think the bar has been raised and we need to crank up the music!

Sounds like a Thor point to me ... :)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #576 on: 05/30/2017 05:52 AM »
So in June of 1962, eight Thor's launched. This includes starfish. I think the bar has been raised and we need to crank up the music!

Sounds like a Thor point to me ... :)


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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #577 on: 05/30/2017 07:49 AM »
SpaceX Rocket Cows now have competition.

RocketLab Rocket Sheep.
Not much competition - the Rocket Cows don't look anywhere near that sheepish.
Yeah and the RocketLab Rocket Sheep aren't nearly as beefy.

They all look like breakfast to a nest of hungry Ospreys at KSC.
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #578 on: 05/30/2017 08:22 PM »
Rocket Sheep Lift Off


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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #579 on: 05/31/2017 01:47 AM »
That's a Big Freakin Rocket Sheep!

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