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    Poll: I frequent a Space Weather and Global Warming...

    I frequent a Space Weather and Global Warming forum that has a fella who posts often about astrometeorology. Quite an eye opener and since farmers who rely on him to help make their living...
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    Great interview with a Habu pilot

    I came across this interview with a SR-71 pilot. I have one of his books and seeing him talk about this phenomenal spy plane was pretty amazing. It's close to a hour and 20 mins long but I couldn't...
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    Sticky: Okay. Thanks. I just checked into it more and I...

    Okay. Thanks. I just checked into it more and I guess the main point is that because it was designed as a short range aircraft, they felt the extra weight and complexity of a sealed door didn't...
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    Sticky: Something I've always wondered about but somehow...

    Something I've always wondered about but somehow forget to ask is in regards to why some aircraft such as the Boeing 737 don't have the the main gear fully enclosed behind doors when retracted?...
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    Here's a great video by James Burke and the...

    Here's a great video by James Burke and the Apollo program . There's a pretty funny part starting at 1:04:15 with Jim Lovell.


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWZupDRI0ss
  6. Well, this is a bit embarrassing as I received an...

    Well, this is a bit embarrassing as I received an answer to my query not long after posting my question but somehow neglected to share it here with those that might be interested. John Heiser was...
  7. Filmmaker explains why it would of been impossible to fake the moon landings.

    SG Collins does a excellent job of explaining why it would of been impossible to fake the scenes shot on the moon using video technology from back then:

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    Poll: Silly fools. Why didn't they just hitch-hike like...

    Silly fools. Why didn't they just hitch-hike like Clark Kent did in Superman 2?
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    Poll: Anyone aware of these 4 guys from Vancouver and...

    Anyone aware of these 4 guys from Vancouver and there objective? "We hope to make this traverse (Northwest passage Inuvik, NWT through Tuktoyaktuk, NWT to Pond Inlet, Nunavut) solely under human...
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    Sure, anything is possible but I still stand by...

    Sure, anything is possible but I still stand by my comment. Submerged arc welding(SAW) has been around for quite awhile and is probably the robotic welders main competition it has to prove itself...
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    I work for a company that manufactures natural...

    I work for a company that manufactures natural gas compressors and I doubt very much that will ever happen in ours or any industry that requires vessel and piping components that are rated for...
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    Friction Stir Welding

    I was unaware of this welding process but apparently it's been around for awhile:


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNbQH8XBgxQ

    SpaceX used the same process for the Falcon 1 and now a new...
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    Here's a couple others with Neil that I just...

    Here's a couple others with Neil that I just became aware of recently:

    Robert Seamans and Neil Armstrong guest speakers for the 1994 Aero-Astro Gardener Lecture:
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    Sure do. Enjoy: CPA Australia presents An...

    Sure do. Enjoy:

    CPA Australia presents An Audience with Neil Armstrong
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    The Australian interview he did a few months...

    The Australian interview he did a few months before he passed away was great and he seemed so much at ease since it was just him and the interviewer. He really appeared to be enjoying himself.
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    Sticky: http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Tz-0A2iOL....

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    I read on "The Caine Mutiny" IMDB forum about how an officer aboard the USS Vance displayed some similar traits as Lt. Cmdr. Queeg so I...
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    Cold blooded killer's execution delayed.

    So this Ron Smith killed 2 men in cold blood 30 years ago and initially wanted to be executed for his crimes. Then changed his mind and has been battling it ever since. Now this:

    Delay in Ronald...
  18. I finished Jim Hansen's "First Man" a few weeks...

    I finished Jim Hansen's "First Man" a few weeks ago and one comment by Harrison Schmitt was particularly insightful of Neil's capabilities. Schmitt was instrumental in preparing Neil and Buzz for the...
  19. I got it not long after finding out the series...

    I got it not long after finding out the series was based on it. Must admit I didn't know a whole lot about Apollo aside from AP-11 & AP-13 and practically nothing about Gemini so the series and the...
  20. Probably my favorite episode of "From the Earth...

    Probably my favorite episode of "From the Earth to the Moon" is the "Spider" episode. Fascinating to see the evolution of design process with the elimination of the seats and huge reduction in weight...
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