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« Reply #1200: January 28, 2020, 10:16:06 AM »
January 28, 1986 the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after takeoff killing all crew members.

doesn't seem like all that long ago.

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« Reply #1203: April 28, 2020, 06:02:07 PM »
SpaceX Starlink Satellites will be visible over D.C. around 8:47 PM tonight.

8:47 pm, 28 Apr 2020
Starlink-6,7 NEW, BRIGHT (2.9) for 4 mins
Look from NORTHWEST to SOUTHEAST (details)
Elevation (from horizon): start: 10°, max: 76°, end: 19°

https://findstarlink.com/#1604;3

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« Reply #1204: May 27, 2020, 07:53:42 AM »
SpaceX dragon with two Americans on board is scheduled to launch at 4:33 pm today

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/spacex-s-launch-tomorrow-heralds-new-era-human-spaceflight-n1214986

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« Reply #1205: May 27, 2020, 08:26:40 AM »
SpaceX dragon with two Americans on board is scheduled to launch at 4:33 pm today

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/space/spacex-s-launch-tomorrow-heralds-new-era-human-spaceflight-n1214986
Looks like major chance of rain this afternoon. Next window of Saturday. 

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« Reply #1206: May 27, 2020, 03:40:10 PM »
Still a go for launch.

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« Reply #1207: May 27, 2020, 04:17:57 PM »
Scrubbed until May 30 at the earliest.

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« Reply #1208: May 27, 2020, 04:27:55 PM »
At least the scrub was due to weather. That's a positive that it wasn't due to something with the rocket or the capsule.

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« Reply #1209: May 27, 2020, 07:21:57 PM »
At least the scrub was due to weather. That's a positive that it wasn't due to something with the rocket or the capsule.
It was obvious the weather would prevent the launch. Basically became a dry run. Or maybe a wet run. Forecast Saturday is thunderstorms.

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« Reply #1210: Yesterday at 10:30:13 AM »
Here is the hourly forecast--the odds are against a launch but maybe they will get lucky.

https://weather.com/weather/hourbyhour/l/cb1309e7118ddba853638e05dc028ea7c71b9c4931729e594df723efd1e2401a

Hope it goes better than this one that happened Friday in Texas.   Does not give me a warm fuzzy. 

https://weather.com/science/space/video/spacex-starship-sn4-explodes-during-testing

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« Reply #1211: Yesterday at 11:29:33 AM »
3:22 PM today, or 3:00 PM tomorrow.

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« Reply #1212: Yesterday at 11:51:30 AM »
3:22 PM today, or 3:00 PM tomorrow.
Weather looks much better tomorrow.

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« Reply #1213: Yesterday at 03:21:13 PM »
Anybody watching??? So nervous :nervous:

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« Reply #1214: Yesterday at 03:28:19 PM »
Anybody watching??? So nervous :nervous:
Couldn’t see it from house. Clouds were in the way.  So it didn’t happen. 😏

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« Reply #1215: Yesterday at 03:37:19 PM »
watched it on TV, the audio and video were out of sync by about 20 seconds at launch, so as they are counting down we're watching the rocket flying and wondering what happened.  Very cool to see.

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« Reply #1216: Yesterday at 03:53:20 PM »
watched it on TV, the audio and video were out of sync by about 20 seconds at launch, so as they are counting down we're watching the rocket flying and wondering what happened.  Very cool to see.
That’s because it’s all filmed in a tv studio somewhere out west.

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« Reply #1217: Yesterday at 04:01:05 PM »
That’s because it’s all filmed in a tv studio somewhere out west.

I thought I saw OJ.   I was looking for a tall white guy with blonde hair who didn't look like he belonged though.

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« Reply #1218: Yesterday at 08:45:32 PM »
Docking at 10:20 am tomorrow.

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« Reply #1219: Yesterday at 08:51:08 PM »
Docking at 10:20 am tomorrow.

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« Reply #1220: Yesterday at 09:15:57 PM »
https://twitter.com/andymilonakis/status/1266821069823975430?s=21

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