Political Forums  

Go Back   Political Forums > Off-topic

We appreciate your help

in keeping this site going.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-11-2018, 06:29 PM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
Vandenberg Launch

http://www.popularmechanics.com/spac...e-launch-2018/

Delta rocket launch today with a classified NRO package.
Go baby, go!
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-11-2018, 06:48 PM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
Launch time re-set to 4:05pm Pacific after a couple hiccups.
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-11-2018, 07:13 PM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
...and another hold. If this keeps up it'll be a night launch (fingers crossed).
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-11-2018, 07:45 PM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
Scrubbed until tomorrow. Oh well.
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-13-2018, 11:35 AM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
http://www.popularmechanics.com/spac...e-launch-2018/

launch is ~ 1:40 > 1:41 mark
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 02-22-2018, 09:08 AM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
Another West Coast launch!

https://youtu.be/-p-PToD2URA
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 02-22-2018, 01:33 PM
Chicks Chicks is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 4,057
Cool! Something interesting to watch during the mandatory quarterly MegaCorp Sales/Marketing self-love webcast. Thanks!
__________________
"In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -
George Orwell
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-30-2018, 11:21 AM
Chicks Chicks is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 4,057
Watched the SpaceX launch this morning at 7:13am. Was still in bed, so watched on my phone, lol. Some controversy about NOAA blocking part of the broadcast. Dunno.
__________________
"In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -
George Orwell
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-30-2018, 07:35 PM
bobabode's Avatar
bobabode bobabode is offline
Admin
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Behind the Orange Curtain in California
Posts: 33,305
Quote:
Originally Posted by Chicks View Post
Watched the SpaceX launch this morning at 7:13am. Was still in bed, so watched on my phone, lol. Some controversy about NOAA blocking part of the broadcast. Dunno.
Sounds like a little bureaucratic turf war over what is a remote sensing 'spy' satellite and a launch craft with a 'GoPro' zip-tied to the second stage. Who knows with the T'Rumpf administration. It wouldn't surprise me if Pres. 'Deadbeat' Donnie ordered his subordinates to mess with real billionaires who're actually successful in business without running to the bankruptcy court every few years.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2018...m-being-shown/
__________________
"I don't know half of you half as well as I should like, and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve." B.B.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 05-06-2018, 10:44 AM
Chicks Chicks is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2017
Posts: 4,057
NASA Insight Mars mission launched early yesterday morning from Vandenberg.

https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/missio.../watch-online/
__________________
"In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act." -
George Orwell
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 Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:37 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.