Falcon 9 / Dragon

Discussion in 'Science' started by MoorKhan, Dec 8, 2010.

  1. MUTMAN

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    I've been up a 140ft JLG at full extension and that was kinda poo inducing the first few times
    I believe this is 215ft.
    thats not for the feint hearted :o
     
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    *faint-hearted, a "feint" is a battle move and that's definitely not what we're talking about here. :D

    140ft I'd be shitting myself, 215ft fk off. :lol:
    The sway of a 10M scissor lift at full height is quite enough for me, thank you.

    So how many space vehicles went up on Transport-2?
    I should have been paying attention, but now it's just routine (goes the old joke :D)
     
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  3. MUTMAN

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    yer at 140ft full extended straight up out on a windy coal mine site on broken ground, my sphincter was puckered :D
    sway would of been 1.5 meters or more which doesnt sound like much, but feels like 1.5 km ....
     
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    That's a biggun..

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    Yeah it sounds like plenty and you can keep it.
    I'll stick with a 30ft extension good and solid against the side of a house, further than that and the young kid can go up and do it. :)

    What a beauty! Great photo, thanks mate!
     
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    Starship and New Shepard... compared.

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    Wooshka...

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    one fireball coming right up.

    it's impressive though.
     
  12. Sphinx

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    Moar engine porn... the combined thrust will be nuts.

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    Fwoar that'll roast a marshmallow pretty quick!
     
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    It's still a mystery to me where the extra two engines are going to fit on the future ones...
     
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    That is majestic.

    Thanks for the new desktop, and for all the great pics you bring to this thread. :thumbup:
     
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    the rockets on the outer circumference are very close together.

    boom.
     
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    They outer ones are fixed in place, so they can be close together.
    Where as the inner ones will gimbal for steering the rocket as needed, so they need more space around them.
     
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    they'll get hotter. within specs im sure. <3
     

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