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Hubble Space Telescope - 25 Years of Amazement

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I guess this is a twofer Friday

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Falcon 9, 1st stage landing attempt from the barge's perspective

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Yup..and they are having a launch TODAY at the Carroll County Ag Center. Details on that same web site.
I ran across this when I was searching to find out why, if is illegal to sell, use, or even own fireworks in Montgomery County, why they are for sale in some grocery stores (small boring ground displays, but still fireworks)...
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B-58 Hustler on a rocket...
Check out this cool vintage video of NACA/Langley testing of subscale models of the B-58. One rocket with canted motors...or two rockets strapped together?
Check out this cool vintage video of NACA/Langley testing of subscale models of the B-58. One rocket with canted motors...or two rockets strapped together?
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Happy Pi Day! (I set this to publish as close to the designated time as Blogger would let me - March 14, 2015 at 9:26:53.)
Happy Pi Day! (I set this to publish as close to the designated time as Blogger would let me - March 14, 2015 at 9:26:53.)
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Launch Report 2015-1 (NARHAMS)
Location: NARHAMS, Mt, Airy, MD Weather: wind 0-5, sunny, temp in mid-70s Total flights: Today - 12; YTD - 12 Total motors: Today - 12; YTD - 12 Motors by class YTD: MMX-2; C-5; E-3; F-2 After 6 long months, I finally got out to the field to fly a few. It w...
Location: NARHAMS, Mt, Airy, MD Weather: wind 0-5, sunny, temp in mid-70s Total flights: Today - 12; YTD - 12 Total motors: Today - 12; YTD - 12 Motors by class YTD: MMX-2; C-5; E-3; F-2 After 6 long months, I finally got o...
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It's a rocket girl! TGIF!
Hat tip to J. Brian Coyle for watching out for my rocket girl posts...it's been a while. @rstaff3 1 for your Rocket Girls collection. RT @oldpicsarchive A 1968 disposable dress with a rocket motif pic.twitter.com/of0uxhGybh — J. Brian Coyle (@JBrianCoyle) ...
Hat tip to J. Brian Coyle for watching out for my rocket girl posts...it's been a while. @rstaff3 1 for your Rocket Girls collection. RT @oldpicsarchive A 1968 disposable dress with a rocket motif pic.twitter.com/of0uxhGybh ...
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Good news, bad news and long reaching effects
First the good news. It appears the Falcon 9 CRS-6 successfully got the Dragon capsule on its way to the ISS. The bad news is that the first stage landing wasn't successful again. Well, that's not terrible since Elon Must only gave it a 50% probability of s...
First the good news. It appears the Falcon 9 CRS-6 successfully got the Dragon capsule on its way to the ISS. The bad news is that the first stage landing wasn't successful again. Well, that's not terrible since Elon Must on...
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SpaceX makes their photos available on Flickr
Not only are they on Flickr , they are provided under a Creative Commons license (non-commercial, with attribution). I was going to modify this one...but it looks too darned good as-is.
Not only are they on Flickr, they are provided under a Creative Commons license (non-commercial, with attribution). I was going to modify this one...but it looks too darned good as-is.
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GoPro takes a lickin' and .... melts
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A whole lotta Little Joe scale diagrams
Cliff Steenhoff has been compiling an impressive set of rocket/space sphotos in his Flickr stream. Today, he posted a lot of diagrams of the Little Joe I and II rockets. These appear to cover all of the flight missions. I have embedded one example to whet y...
Cliff Steenhoff has been compiling an impressive set of rocket/space sphotos in his Flickr stream. Today, he posted a lot of diagrams of the Little Joe I and II rockets. These appear to cover all of the flight missions. I hav...
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