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Offline ClayJar

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #900 on: 07/19/2017 08:22 PM »
(Edit ... not my best somebody has to do better please)

A party too slow is the worst
Here following after the burst
Six launches, two weeks
It tired us geeks
(Not counting that China launch, cursed)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #901 on: 07/21/2017 02:14 AM »
There was a forum, Nasaspaceflight
That kept many a nerd up late night
With scrubs in the morn
Going to work forlorn
SpaceX did finally get it right

- RUDyard Kringeling

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #902 on: 07/21/2017 12:00 PM »
If rockets were like LEGOŽ bricks
Which snap right together with clicks
By now we'd have bevies
Of cool Falcon Heavies
And some Raptor/Falcon 9 mix

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #903 on: 07/22/2017 06:04 AM »
OT.  CRS-12 Means I will be having ISScream on my birthday!!!  8)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #904 on: 07/24/2017 05:14 PM »
Okay, it's not a limerick, but I was feeling a bit constrained and figured I'd relax the constraints.  ;D

    This downtime leaves us quite a mess
    And so I post again
    If we just had an RSS
    To pull a piece or ten

    Or we could weld some trusses up
    Just like designers drew
    To make up a new access arm
    For our commercial crew

    But lacking the initiative
    And money, that the most
    I'll just keep writing poetry
    And to this thread I'll post

Next! 8)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #905 on: 07/26/2017 04:22 AM »
I hope someone makes a school bus traversing the moon mockup photo in preparation for the FH demo mission. I'm sure there is some educational benefit to explaining to children that there is a school bus in orbit, just can't quite put my finger on it.



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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #906 on: 07/26/2017 09:01 AM »
I hope someone makes a school bus traversing the moon mockup photo in preparation for the FH demo mission. I'm sure there is some educational benefit to explaining to children that there is a school bus in orbit, just can't quite put my finger on it.



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Incidentally, I played the S**T out of this game as a child. Thanks for the throwbacks!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #907 on: 07/26/2017 12:25 PM »
Tea kettle.
Chris  Whoever loves correction loves knowledge, but he who hates reproof is stupid.

To the maximum extent practicable, the Federal Government shall plan missions to accommodate the space transportation services capabilities of United States commercial providers. US law http://goo.gl/YZYNt0

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #908 on: 07/26/2017 10:34 PM »
If this isn't the right place to bring it up please move or delete.

I'm suggesting that the SpaceX satellite Constellation is a foundation for a Global Digital Financial Company that fits with EMs original ambitions for X.Com . Further that something in the current zeitgeist that fits with that is a cryptocurrency.

SpaceX could create an Xcom global financial system on the basis of a ubiquitous global digital communications system.

On top of that SpaceX has the opportunity to create a special cryptocurrency. Call it XCoin.

XCoin would have unique opportunities. Unlike Bitcoin or Ether it would have a floor value if it was accepted at a sort of book value for SpaceX Services. Those services might constitute a universal global standard. Most people on earth might value easily obtained digital internet service that's low latency, high bandwidth and everywhere.

XCoin on this foundation could also be a vehicle to pay for Mars Settlement or for ordinary people to invest in that.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #909 on: 07/27/2017 01:25 PM »
Tea kettle.
Not yet.   Needs to wait for a Mars mission.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #910 on: 07/28/2017 02:06 PM »
Waiting for the next lunch has me looking for alternative reasons for the delay:




Think the search is just hallucinations from going without a lunch for so long?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #911 on: 07/28/2017 05:19 PM »
Think the search is just hallucinations from going without a lunch for so long?

Hypoglycemia does strange things to people.
All aboard the HSF hype train!  Choo Choo!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #912 on: 07/29/2017 02:45 PM »
Tweet from Jeff Foust:
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No wonder the Falcon Heavy has taken so long to develop.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #913 on: 07/29/2017 03:01 PM »
He ain't heavy.... he's my brother.
"I think it would be great to be born on Earth and to die on Mars. Just hopefully not at the point of impact." -Elon Musk
"We're a little bit like the dog who caught the bus" - Musk after CRS-8 S1 successfully landed on ASDS OCISLY

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #914 on: 07/29/2017 07:03 PM »
It's been nearly a month since the last SpaceX (or US orbital) launch. These are truly the dog days of summer. But I have this Falcon 9 here to cheer you all up:
« Last Edit: 07/29/2017 07:03 PM by Bubbinski »
I'll even excitedly look forward to "flags and footprints" and suborbital missions. Just fly...somewhere.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #915 on: 07/29/2017 09:16 PM »
Waiting for the next lunch has me looking for alternative reasons for the delay:




Think the search is just hallucinations from going without a lunch for so long?

If you really want to annoy some people who are into fad diets, send them this guy's "Gluten Intolerance" video.
No offense to genuine Celiac sufferers (I know some)! 

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #916 on: 07/30/2017 02:57 PM »
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If you really want to annoy some people who are into fad diets, send them this guy's "Gluten Intolerance" video.
No offense to genuine Celiac sufferers (I know some)!
No thanks, I really enjoy the red flames with a touch of green at the start of my lunch. It's not a lunch without the flamy sear marks on the bun...
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #917 on: 07/31/2017 06:56 AM »
Oh, there's launches this year and plenty
The count could close to twenty
And men of over ninety who sware the earth is flat

Give me a martian rover
Iani Chaos spilled over
We'll roam Utopia all over
and together we'll see a new world

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #918 on: 08/01/2017 02:03 PM »
Look's like Elon and Tesla are now helping the USAF with it's flights to near space,

Tesla Model S is the new U-2 chase vehicle
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #919 on: 08/01/2017 02:15 PM »
Look's like Elon and Tesla are now helping the USAF with it's flights to near space,

Tesla Model S is the new U-2 chase vehicle

You should also have posted the link to the article explaining this:

http://www.popularmechanics.com/military/aviation/news/a27570/air-force-tesla-u-2-spy-plane/
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