Home Mail Discord Chat
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Lounge

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-01-2014, 09:40 AM  
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984
Space Exploration megathread

Since a number of cool things are happening in space exploration these days, we'll widen the scope of this thread a smidge. Conversation about all things space exploration are welcome, whether it be from NASA, SpaceX, ULA, Blue Origin, or anyone else. Chances are most of the discussion will still be about SpaceX since they love to make things public and fun, but nothing's off limits. I'll eventually get around to modifying the OP to include resources for other companies too, but in the meantime, feel free to post any cool stuff you run across.

Lists of Upcoming Missions



How to Watch a Live Launch
Spoiler!


Where to Learn More


Glossary
Spoiler!

Last edited by DaFace; 04-11-2019 at 07:47 PM..
Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 02:42 PM   #76
eDave eDave is online now
Crushing on Prison Bitch
 
eDave's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Casino cash: $4
Damn. I missed it.

So cool how the after Stage 1 separation the spent rocket falls away, then goes vertical, then descends.

Stuck the landing, but too hard. "We falcon punched the barge." Can't wait for that footage.

Good stuff here:

http://www.reddit.com/r/spacex/comme...ssion_updates/

Last edited by eDave; 04-14-2015 at 03:02 PM..
Posts: 36,960
eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 03:09 PM   #77
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984
The aim was there. Just gotta slow it down a little more.


Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 03:12 PM   #78
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984

Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 03:17 PM   #79
eDave eDave is online now
Crushing on Prison Bitch
 
eDave's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2013
Casino cash: $4
Quote:
Originally Posted by DaFace View Post
The aim was there. Just gotta slow it down a little more.


Hot damn! That looks awesome. They'll stick it next time.

EDIT: Looks like it's a few degrees off? Maybe 10?
Posts: 36,960
eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.eDave is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 04:30 PM   #80
GloryDayz GloryDayz is offline
Taunter of SJWs.
 
GloryDayz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: The Apeks Zone
Casino cash: $85480
Hope this link works...

https://mtc.cdn.vine.co/r/videos/787...MG14kkGtFfvkpE

Yes, they're getting much closer...
Posts: 86,766
GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 05:08 PM   #81
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984
Quote:
Originally Posted by GloryDayz View Post
Hope this link works...

https://mtc.cdn.vine.co/r/videos/787...MG14kkGtFfvkpE

Yes, they're getting much closer...
That's from the first attempt a few months ago.
Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 05:29 PM
eDave
This message has been deleted by eDave. Reason: What DaFace said
Old 04-14-2015, 05:43 PM   #82
GloryDayz GloryDayz is offline
Taunter of SJWs.
 
GloryDayz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: The Apeks Zone
Casino cash: $85480
Well poop....
Posts: 86,766
GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 05:47 PM   #83
GloryDayz GloryDayz is offline
Taunter of SJWs.
 
GloryDayz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: The Apeks Zone
Casino cash: $85480
Very cool pic...

Posts: 86,766
GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.GloryDayz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 08:16 PM   #84
vailpass vailpass is online now
Missourah' Boat Ride
 
vailpass's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2001
Casino cash: $24344
The Human Factors engineering that went into that capsule...damn.
__________________
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan Chase, defines a financial crisis as "something that happens every five to seven years."
Posts: 61,061
vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.vailpass is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 08:47 PM   #85
DMAC DMAC is offline
MVP
 
DMAC's Avatar
 

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Springfield, MO
Casino cash: $8835
I was there. Very damn cool.
Posts: 11,651
DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.DMAC 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 08:54 PM   #86
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984


It was swinging quite a bit coming into the barge. Gotta get that stabilized.
Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2015, 09:32 PM   #87
BigRedChief BigRedChief is online now
Has a particular set of skills
 
BigRedChief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: On the water
Casino cash: $39727
VARSITY
Quote:
Originally Posted by GloryDayz View Post
Hope this link works...

https://mtc.cdn.vine.co/r/videos/787...MG14kkGtFfvkpE

Yes, they're getting much closer...
Thats a major jump forward.
__________________
There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's quarterback.
FAX
Posts: 67,245
BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2015, 04:35 PM   #88
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984
Better quality + explosion.



If you turn on high res, you can see the thrusters at the top trying to keep it upright. Just not quite.

Last edited by DaFace; 04-15-2015 at 04:40 PM..
Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2015, 01:50 PM   #89
DaFace DaFace is offline
Kind of a mod
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $26984
One more for posterity:

Posts: 42,190
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-16-2015, 03:09 PM   #90
BigRedChief BigRedChief is online now
Has a particular set of skills
 
BigRedChief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: On the water
Casino cash: $39727
VARSITY
I took an advanced College Physics course. We had to plot a trajectory and landing on the moon. This was pre-internet so there was no cheating. Those landings are so damn hard to do because of weight/mass/height and trying to keep the center.
__________________
There is no greater love than to lay down one's life for one's quarterback.
FAX
Posts: 67,245
BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.BigRedChief is obviously part of the inner Circle.
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:45 PM.


This is a test for a client's site.
Fort Worth Texas Process Servers
Covering Arlington, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie and surrounding communities.
Tarrant County, Texas and Johnson County, Texas.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.