Lots of ice chunks, right?
Don't you miss the good old days when lunar transit times was three days?
When people at Hawthorne go oohhh ahhh for a landing it's almost always because the feed got cut which, as it turns out, it's what happened. They have other feeds but if they don't have signal neither from booster nor droneship you can bet the other feeds ain't working either so they don't see anything at all, wrong or bad, hence the moaning (because just like us, they also like to see the landing)
Quote from: Steve G on 08/05/2022 01:59 amDon't you miss the good old days when lunar transit times was three days?I do. I wonder if it takes more delta-v to do a three-day transit.
Incredible display of fury from Falcon 9’s Merlin 1D engines as the vehicle lifts off with the Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter yesterday eveningjohnkrausphotos.com/New
I calculate a non-Sun affected apogee of 1,687,814 km.
Quote from: Steven Pietrobon on 08/04/2022 11:56 pmI calculate a non-Sun affected apogee of 1,687,814 km.And the distance to SE-L1 is "only" 1.5 million km? Did they overshoot?https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Space_Science/L1_the_first_Lagrangian_Point