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Offline ElektroQuark

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[OT ATLANTIS last take off
« on: July 08, 2011, 01:03:24 pm »
You can see it here:

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

LIVE from NASA.

The last flight of the Space Shuttle saga. The End of an era.

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Re: [OT ATLANTIS last take off
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2011, 02:47:24 pm »
Yes they do not need it any more, they had so many spying birds on the orbit,
that soon enough they will start crashing by them self's.  ( No room for more )
 

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Re: [OT ATLANTIS last take off
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2011, 08:23:05 am »
Just some interesting live stats of the Space Station Orbit.
http://www.n2yo.com/

Regards
Testing one two three...
 

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Re: [OT ATLANTIS last take off
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2011, 09:59:50 am »
Interesting, thank you.

I would thought that this topic would have many post in a "tech" message board like this, but it is not the case. I'm surprised.

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Re: [OT ATLANTIS last take off
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2011, 11:34:53 am »
Just some interesting live stats of the Space Station Orbit.
http://www.n2yo.com/

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What a brilliant website - thanks!
 

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Re: [OT ATLANTIS last take off
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2011, 10:41:22 pm »
I was going to comment on how depressing it was for the US to have lost its manned space capability for the "1st time since I was a child", but it looks like there was a pretty big gap in between the last Saturn Launch (skylab, 1974) and the 1st shuttle launches (1981) too.

AFAIK, most of the spy satellites go up on non-shuttle boosters.
 


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