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Re: Space X

Postby Tiel » 15 May 2013 20:22

MindyMcfly wrote:Mentos and coke rocket?
Unfortunately, that does not get you very far: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-hXcRtbj1Y
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Re: Space X

Postby Dust » 16 May 2013 07:30

This is a very interesting article: http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/05/ ... never-was/
(It's NOT about the movie :)
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Re: Space X

Postby Yima » 17 May 2013 10:32

Hey guys, you want to send a message into space?

Here is your chance :)

http://www.planetary.org/get-involved/m ... ayabusa-2/
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Re: Space X

Postby MindyMcfly » 17 May 2013 11:59

Thats an interesting bit of history right there.
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Re: Space X

Postby Tiel » 20 May 2013 21:37

Nah, by the time that gets found by an alien race I'll be long gone.
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Re: Space X

Postby Yima » 24 May 2013 10:05

So, i finally loaded the Engine Test Video to Youtube... It is in german, so sorry for non-german speaking ppl...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVlcW-c ... e=youtu.be
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Re: Space X

Postby Dust » 24 May 2013 18:22

Cool :) Looks like old tech though. Rockets haven't changed much in years, at least in the general principle.
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Re: Space X

Postby Yima » 27 May 2013 09:09

Well the actual engine of the Ariane 5 is called Vulvain II... So this video is about the first generation engine... I have seen one of that tests in real life... The control room still looks the same...

u can't imagine, what the BLEEP is going on, when such an engine is going to work... The control room is under the earth... and the test stand 2 kilometers away... and you still hear that BLEEP engine screaming...
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Re: Space X

Postby Tiel » 28 May 2013 11:20

Wicked stuff!

How's your research in warp nacelles going?

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