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The Space Thread

Discussion in 'Randomination' started by markysimmo, 30 May 2020.

  1. markysimmo

    markysimmo Johnny nice-tits

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    Rorschach George Hunt

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    I've had it on all day. Fascinating stuff.
     
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    scaramanga Tony Galvin Staff Member

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    Dragged my arse halfway across Florida last year for them to cancel with 15 minutes to launch.

    clams.
     
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    galeforce Ricky Villa

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    how did they know you were coming?
     
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    Notmegov Andy Sinton

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    Giant MAGA flag and v8 engine noise?
     
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    Notmegov Andy Sinton

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    Love SpaceX by the way, a complete fudge you to the traditional space industry.
     
  7. scaramanga

    scaramanga Tony Galvin Staff Member

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    I'll hold my hands up to the V8.

    Trouble is, even V8s out there are way short on power compared to European ones.
     
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    scaramanga Tony Galvin Staff Member

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    The mong king irritates me though.
     
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    markysimmo Johnny nice-tits

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    I’m watching it on Nasa TV, so interested and exciting
     
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    Grays_1890 Edgar Davids

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    I know there is a reason for space exploration but what is it? Honestly I can't be arsed to look it up and if someone can summarise the benefit in a paragraph would be great
     
  11. markysimmo

    markysimmo Johnny nice-tits

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    Moon landings in 2024
    Get there before China who want to mine in the moon
    Mars 2030
     
  12. scaramanga

    scaramanga Tony Galvin Staff Member

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    Pushing the boundaries of technology is always useful. Often the gains aren't directly related but they're substantial.

    In terms of direct value, regular moon travel will likely have to exist before a manner mission to Mars can. Will probably be a low-G staging point.
     
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    Notmegov Andy Sinton

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    Some times I love him, just wish he would keep his mouth shut.
     
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    JerusalemMan Jermaine Jenas

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    The successful return of Falcon-9 is very impressive.
    The name of the ship, less so.
     
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    scaramanga Tony Galvin Staff Member

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    I don't like the way he immediately sues anyone trying to publish real world range data on his 'cars' and I have heard some fairly troubling things about his previous relationships too.

    Probably best you find that info somewhere with a bigger legal budget than mine though.
     
  16. Jon

    Jon Frederic Kanoute

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    Sexy aliens.
     
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    Jon Frederic Kanoute

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    I’d try a Vulcan first.

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    LemonadeMoney Johnny Morrison

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    galeforce Ricky Villa

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    Robbo Nick Barmby

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    I enjoyed this movie:

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