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Posted: Nov 28, 2021 - 4:37pm

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The USSF should have a satellite and communications defense system up there because
China and Russia aren't far from turning a bunch of critical US satellites into space dust.
Something like an orbiting A-10 with a gatling laser and a ton of super advanced weaponry. 
And a curtain of defense lasers to knock out their earth to space ballistics. Go Space Force!





it was 1966...


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Posted: Nov 28, 2021 - 3:15pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:

The USSF should have a satellite and communications defense system up there because
China and Russia aren't far from turning a bunch of critical US satellites into space dust.
Something like an orbiting A-10 with a gatling laser and a ton of super advanced weaponry. 
And a curtain of defense lasers to knock out their earth to space ballistics. Go Space Force!



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Posted: Nov 28, 2021 - 1:30pm

 Red_Dragon wrote:
Veritasium probably has been ignored here:

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Posted: Nov 28, 2021 - 7:44am

NASA launches spacecraft to test asteroid defense concept
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Posted: Nov 11, 2021 - 6:39am


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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 11:19am

 black321 wrote:

Wow, these flights are all coming so fast I totally missed that. 

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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 9:26am

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


... or was it 3 orbits? I thought they came back the same day too.


3 days
https://www.reuters.com/lifest...
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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 9:12am

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and they're back already.
if I were spending that much money, I'd go with SpaceX. they spent 3 days orbiting.



... or was it 3 orbits? I thought they came back the same day too.
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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 8:22am

Wow, Shatner was quite emotional, and poetic. 
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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 8:06am

and they're back already.
if I were spending that much money, I'd go with SpaceX. they spent 3 days orbiting.
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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 7:51am

God Speed Capt Kirk and crew!
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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 7:13am

 JrzyTmata wrote:

Happening now! launch in 29 minutes



Go Kirk, go!
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Posted: Oct 13, 2021 - 7:02am

Happening now! launch in 29 minutes
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Posted: Oct 4, 2021 - 8:20am

Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin is launching William Shatner on October tourist spaceflight

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/10/0...

This skit was actually funny:


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Posted: Sep 25, 2021 - 7:40am

The Nail-Biting Journey of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope Is About to Begin
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Posted: May 31, 2021 - 11:29am


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Posted: Aug 30, 2020 - 10:19pm



 islander wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:

just tuned in again and they're sitting on go

i say just kick it


what's the first they say when they get to the space station?

my guess?  where's the restroom

because 3-4 g on a full bladder
 

The appropriate term is "punch it Chewy!"
 
“Warp speed, Mr. Sulu.”

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Posted: Aug 30, 2020 - 4:16pm



looks like a go...
edit: nailed it
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Posted: May 27, 2020 - 2:22pm



 miamizsun wrote:

just tuned in again and they're sitting on go

i say just kick it


what's the first they say when they get to the space station?

my guess?  where's the restroom

because 3-4 g on a full bladder
 

The appropriate term is "punch it Chewy!"
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Posted: May 27, 2020 - 1:27pm

 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 BillG wrote:


 ScottFromWyoming wrote:

So anyway it must be Starlink. I don't know how I feel about hundreds of those things up there all the time no matter where I look. Welcome to the Jetsons/Blade Runner world, I guess.

 
I saw a dozen or so in the early morning sky in SoCal a couple of weeks ago. I knew they were visible right after launch, but didn't realize just how visible they can be any time, given the right conditions. 

I understand how peeved astronomers are about that, but wireless high speed internet access anywhere in the world is a pretty damn cool deal. 

 
Apparently they'll get high enough that we won't be able to see them but people with telescopes will. I agree about the connectivity being pretty neat.

 

elon has equipped the new sats with a shade to make them "invisible"

eventually the starlink speed is supposed to be ridiculous
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