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  1. SpaceX Transporter-1 (Rideshare bulk launch)

    SpaceX's Transporter-1 (their Rideshare bulk launch program) goes uphill with 10 more StarLinks and dozens of other satellites, sometimes up to 100.

    Rideshare = scheduled bulk launches about every...
  2. Returning to the Moon has several reasons;...

    Returning to the Moon has several reasons; economic, scientific, geopolitical, and military.

    Economic: a Gateway station in lunar orbit can be a gateway to everywhere else in the solar system. ...
  3. Buckle your seat belts, Starship sea launch...

    Buckle your seat belts,

    Starship sea launch platforms 'Phobos' & 'Deimos'

    Elon Musk hinted about sea launch platforms for Starship last June,

    Elon Musk ✓ @elonmusk
    SpaceX is building...
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    Space junk has degrees of severity, mostly based...

    Space junk has degrees of severity, mostly based on the altitude of its orbit.

    Very Low Earth Orbit (VLEO) object are up to 450 km and come down passively due to drag from the thermosphere, the...
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    The space economy

    Long post, buckle up...

    Morgan Stanley has predicted the "space economy" will be worth over $1 trillion by 2040, and some analysts think their estimate is way too low because do much is going...
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    Tesla Q4 2020 earnings call set for January 27. ...

    Tesla Q4 2020 earnings call set for January 27.

    Their Full Self Driving system (NOT Autopilot!) and neural network continues to evolve and is in public beta. Besides the massive new software...
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    Cargo Dragon 2 has un-docked and is on her way...

    Cargo Dragon 2 has un-docked and is on her way home, to touch down off the coast of Florida near Tampa Bay.

    https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1348994882694770688
  8. Everyday Astronaut @Erdayastronaut Jan 13, 2021...

    Everyday Astronaut @Erdayastronaut
    Jan 13, 2021
    Awesome milestone! Back to back to back static fires!!!! We’ve never seen that before. Very impressive. And they still haven’t detanked.... think...
  9. And, Static Fire #3 for today o_0 ...

    And, Static Fire #3 for today o_0

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1349473054699769859
  10. Static Fire 2 Reports it shook a hotel room at...

    Static Fire 2

    Reports it shook a hotel room at South Padre Island (6 miles)
  11. Trying for another static fire o_0 ...

    Trying for another static fire o_0

    https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1349432529657294848

    "Today at SpaceX is about practicing Starship engine starts. Ship is held down by massive pins while...
  12. Looked good! If the flight readiness review is...

    Looked good!

    If the flight readiness review is good SN-09 should fly tomorrow or Friday.

    https://twitter.com/NASASpaceflight/status/1349423312728956928
  13. Tri-venting Static fire!!

    Tri-venting

    Static fire!!
  14. Wednesday Jan 13 SN-09 attempt Propellant...

    Wednesday Jan 13 SN-09 attempt

    Propellant loading & venting
  15. Monday's static fire attempt was cancelled by a...

    Monday's static fire attempt was cancelled by a triple-whammy of events,

    1. high altitude winds

    2. an overturned cement truck on the highway to the test site

    3. a ship ran aground at the...
  16. SN-09 static fire Date: Monday, January 11...

    SN-09 static fire

    Date: Monday, January 11
    Window: 0900 - 1800 Eastern

    https://twitter.com/bocachicagal/status/1348391633784631296
  17. The 10 Starlink satellites going uphill with the...

    The 10 Starlink satellites going uphill with the Transporter-1 mission (SpaceX's Rideshare bulk launch service) will be placed in polar orbit, testing high latitude coverage. There's a gateway at...
  18. Thread: Guns thread

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    US sales being so high SIG Sauer opened a factory...

    US sales being so high SIG Sauer opened a factory in the US (Newington, New Hampshire), so pricing is a bit different.

    My SIG P250 came as a "2sum"; the firing group, 2 frames (subcompact and...
  19. Thread: Guns thread

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    55 years of practice with DA revolvers & pistols...

    55 years of practice with DA revolvers & pistols does wonders.

    I'm not quite up to P250 levels with the P320, yet. It has striker fire and the P250's a hammer fire, and there's a trigger "feel"...
  20. Thread: Happy X-mas

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    Michigan should be pretty much open by the end of...

    Michigan should be pretty much open by the end of January, and vaccinations are ramping quickly. Pfizer has increased production, and scrappy little Moderna is ramping rapidly - targeting 1 billion...
  21. Thread: Happy X-mas

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    Not much going on here in the world of CoVid....

    Not much going on here in the world of CoVid. Never smoked so I can't quit, took part in a vaccine trial, everyone put on a few pounds over the holidays, etc.
  22. Thread: Guns thread

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    Nope. My SIGs have SIGLITE Night Sight tritium...

    Nope. My SIGs have SIGLITE Night Sight tritium dots built in, and I'm also an instinctive shooter - a result of dad's training, archery wing shooting and competition trap & skeet.

    The wife has...
  23. https://youtu.be/woarJ2QrBoo Using a Starship...

    https://youtu.be/woarJ2QrBoo

    Using a Starship prototype as a NASA Artemis Human Lander System demo would put it in this fin-less configuration,

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  24. Sounds like another static fire tomorrow...

    Sounds like another static fire tomorrow (Thursday) - trying for longer.
  25. SN-09 static fire !!!

    SN-09 static fire !!!
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