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    Capture seemed smooth - all looked smooth

    Capture seemed smooth - all looked smooth
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    That's the glamorous side of testing! Many...

    That's the glamorous side of testing!

    Many years ago I was toured around the UK's test pilot centre (Empire test pilot school, Boscombe Down) and the test pilot with me showed me the windshield...
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    According to the Wikipedia entry the shuttle...

    According to the Wikipedia entry the shuttle launches costs varied greatly by mission but cost between $450Mill to over $1Bn per launch! In terms of satellite launch cost $ per lbs it was...
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    After lockdown I intend buying some, but I wonder...

    After lockdown I intend buying some, but I wonder if what I might buy is actually the same stuff as what you buy in the US??


    "...FOUR ROSES
    AMERICAN WHISKEY
    By 1941 the brand was the property...
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    No, I'm talking about acetone. Especially when...

    No, I'm talking about acetone. Especially when new oak barrels are used (rather than using old sherry casks, bourbon barrels etc) over a few years it can pick up acetone from the wood. Barrel...
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    Trying to train following link in my sig line,...

    Trying to train following link in my sig line, but mixed progress :( just can't manage handstand and frog (crow) stand. Keep trying, maybe eventually?

    I don't enjoy calisthenics that much, greatly...
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    There is also a bit of overlap with vertical pull...

    There is also a bit of overlap with vertical pull if you go underneath a big sturdy table and use it to do inverted rows.
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    That's why you should always light them with a...

    That's why you should always light them with a smouldering taper at arms length and step back a safe distance. Every now and again one can just go off
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  • Air2fakie, sorry but right there and then I...

    Air2fakie, sorry but right there and then I realised you'll never make a career in exercise industry, you just don't have what it takes.
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    Oh? I thought that apart from obviously during...

    Oh? I thought that apart from obviously during re-entry it "flew" tail first (protection from space debris as tail is more resilient to tiny space junk strikes like a fleck of paint or something) and...
  • I get it that BJJ and ground is an advantage and...

    I get it that BJJ and ground is an advantage and the whole R.G. dominating the first few tournaments etc etc but even though CM is labeled "striker" he's fought before against BJJ experts so must...
  • It's either his strength or his weakness...

    It's either his strength or his weakness depending how you view it. Joe Rogan lets his guests go in whatever direction they want, for however long they want, he makes them feel completely at ease, he...
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    I've still been unable to get hold of any...

    I've still been unable to get hold of any Canadian Whiskeys during lockdown :( but on a vaguely related note been impressed by Jim Beam Pre-Prohibition Style Rye. Just by chance it's from JB...
  • If you have a beard and shaved head, you know...

    If you have a beard and shaved head, you know that several people will make the utterly hilarious joke.. as if nobody ever heard it before, by asking you if you know your head's on upside down?

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    Wow, both sound spectacular, The shuttle is so...

    Wow, both sound spectacular,
    The shuttle is so much smaller than ISS with all its panels, what did it look like with naked eye chasing the ISS, just a tiny dot like a satellite?

    Shame that crewed...
  • The reverse... started a new job yesterday. I'm...

    The reverse... started a new job yesterday. I'm having to shave everyday and even wear a smart shirt even though I'm working from home. Who invented the idea of having video when you use video...
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    Confirmed: next window is 15:22 EDT Saturday. ...

    Confirmed: next window is 15:22 EDT Saturday.

    Fallback plan for Sunday if needed

    Edit: just looking at numbers and thinking of the moon. SpaceX Falcon9 can lift 22,800Kg (50,300lbs) to low...
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    "It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as...

    "It doesn't matter how slowly you go, as long as you Don't Stop"

    You've tried jumping headfirst into this and found the results start/quit/start/quit. Don't repeat what didn't work before.

    Only...
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    Not sure it's dark enough to see ISS, get a...

    Not sure it's dark enough to see ISS, get a second pass 90 mins later which might be at correct angle to catch sun and be visible. Shame no dragon to look for tonight :(

    Edit: didn't see it, maybe...
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