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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1420 on: 12/28/2017 04:04 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!

I don't know about that. :)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1421 on: 12/28/2017 02:26 PM »
Is it just me...?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1422 on: 12/28/2017 02:56 PM »
There's a Heavy vertical on the pad!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1423 on: 12/28/2017 03:20 PM »
Is it just me...?


Apparently a lot of people are going vertical about this... (that's what they said...)
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1424 on: 12/28/2017 03:29 PM »
It's like Delta IV Heavy went on a crash diet and lost the spray-on tan.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1425 on: 12/28/2017 03:36 PM »
Is it just me...?


Apparently a lot of people are going vertical about this... (that's what they said...)
Everybody but Jeff Bezos, or so I imagine.. ;D
"The laws of physics are unforgiving"
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1426 on: 12/28/2017 04:06 PM »
And then the white structure on the left lifted up, leaving everyone baffled.

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1427 on: 12/28/2017 06:32 PM »

For a long time, some people have been dismissing FH is a paper rocket, a power-point rocket, etc. In other words, claiming it doesn't really exist, while (just to name an oft cited example) SLS does. 

I wonder if seeing on the pad will sway any of them? Or will they keep saying the same thing even after we see it fly?

So, exit question; will Elon's roadster not only be the first interplanetary street-legal car, but also the first payload launched into space by a rocket that does not actually exist? 


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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1428 on: 12/28/2017 06:45 PM »
Is it just me...?


Apparently a lot of people are going vertical about this... (that's what they said...)

Drumbeat starts for Falcon Heavy Demo Party Thread naming...

    Launch my Car (to Mars) FH Demo pt
    Red Planet Tesla FH Demo Pt
    Have towel, will travel FH Demo pt
    ‘Somewhat Harmless’ FH Demo pt


   



Colonize Mars!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1429 on: 12/28/2017 06:45 PM »
"Mars Needs Teslas"

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1430 on: 12/28/2017 06:53 PM »
"Mars Attracts! (Teslas)" ?
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1431 on: 12/28/2017 07:09 PM »
“Car”pe Diem
Colonize Mars!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1432 on: 12/28/2017 07:24 PM »
"We like Big Boosters and We Cannot Lie"

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1433 on: 12/28/2017 07:44 PM »
I've posted a couple of times declaring that I would become one of the faithful beyond return if the FH ever flew. Made a purchase today...

Cheeseburgers on Mars!

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1434 on: 12/28/2017 07:45 PM »
"The Flying Cars and Landing Rockets Party Thread"

(Only two characters longer than the Manifest thread title, so it should be a cromulent length.)

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1435 on: 12/28/2017 07:54 PM »
"The Falcon Heavy: Beyond Plaid Party Thread"

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1436 on: 12/28/2017 08:38 PM »
I've posted a couple of times declaring that I would become one of the faithful beyond return if the FH ever flew. Made a purchase today...
Do not drink until booster recovery... ;D
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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1437 on: 12/28/2017 08:50 PM »
FH, god and Elon willing, will in fact Launch, Land, and... well, probably not Relaunch (at least this one).  But I think the current party thread has been upgraded and refurbished enough to be suitable for this mission, no?

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1438 on: 12/28/2017 09:00 PM »
I've posted a couple of times declaring that I would become one of the faithful beyond return if the FH ever flew. Made a purchase today...
Do not drink until booster recovery... ;D
"Flew" does not necessarily require successful recovery, eh?  Regardless, Kool-Aid does have a long shelf life, just in case.  ;)

FH, god and Elon willing, will in fact Launch, Land, and... well, probably not Relaunch (at least this one).  But I think the current party thread has been upgraded and refurbished enough to be suitable for this mission, no?

Well, "Re2Launch, Land3, and Relaunch3* Party Thread" would be a mouthful.  ;D

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Re: Launch, Land, and Relaunch Party Thread
« Reply #1439 on: 12/28/2017 09:23 PM »
"Cars to Mars"

It just really hit me... they are actually going to do this silly thing.

 :) 8) :) ??? ::) :) :'( :) 8)

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