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 Post subject: Go SpaceX
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The Falcon-9 lands vertically - terrific stuff!

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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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Lots of BOOM press space until they managed to dock though.

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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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thats because they were trying to land on a moving barge.... first time on firm land. nailed it!!

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Go SpaceX!

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My new wallpaper, grabbed from the Starman livestream:


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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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nice one dizzy

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A special tribute via Kerbal Space Program:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8sb8PFCor0

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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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The final rocket burn of the SpaceX craft carrying Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster into the cosmos pushed the billionaire's flash jalopy much further than anticipated. It's now heading out toward the Solar System's asteroid belt rather than swinging close by Mars.
Excellent! [twangin' guitars]

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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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Of course they'll have to find a new Stig now, unless Black Stig comes back...


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Top Gear? Jessica is a top road track!

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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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A special tribute via Kerbal Space Program:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8sb8PFCor0

Not bad.. but the one by Hazard-ish is better, IMO.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY0DIHId7nk

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The final rocket burn of the SpaceX craft carrying Elon Musk's personal Tesla Roadster into the cosmos pushed the billionaire's flash jalopy much further than anticipated. It's now heading out toward the Solar System's asteroid belt rather than swinging close by Mars.
Excellent! [twangin' guitars]

Someone didn't calculate their payload mass, heading, and burn times correctly, by the looks of it. <grins>

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 Post subject: Re: Go SpaceX
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A special tribute via Kerbal Space Program:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-8sb8PFCor0
Reliant Robin??? ha ha ha ha Mr Bean would be proud...

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A special tribute via Kerbal Space Program:

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Reliant Robin??? ha ha ha ha Mr Bean would be proud...
Sure it's not a Bond Bug? I once perpetrated some Top Gear / Wallace and Gromit fanfic that had some slight relevance...


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