SPACE THREAD - UFOs, Grand Solar Minimum, Asteroids, CME's etc .. SpaceX, NASA, Blue Origin to Moon/Mars

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Oh CRAP ..
A large Chinese rocket is set to make an uncontrolled reentry back into Earth's atmosphere, but it is not yet clear exactly where or when the debris will hit our planet.

China's Long March 5B rocket is "unpredictably" falling back to Earth after launching a part of the new T-shaped Chinese space station on Thursday local time in Wenchang, according to SpaceNews.
 

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Oh CRAP ..
A large Chinese rocket is set to make an uncontrolled reentry back into Earth's atmosphere, but it is not yet clear exactly where or when the debris will hit our planet.

China's Long March 5B rocket is "unpredictably" falling back to Earth after launching a part of the new T-shaped Chinese space station on Thursday local time in Wenchang, according to SpaceNews.
 

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Deep Space Network NOW .. Really good "Live" link above showing which dishes are interfacing with what in Deep Space inc Mars bit also VGER 1 and 2

The Deep Space Network - or DSN - is NASA’s international array of giant radio antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions, plus a few that orbit Earth. The DSN also provides radar and radio astronomy observations that improve our understanding of the solar system and the larger universe
 

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Third Time Lucky??? SN15 test launch/flight Already scrubbed twice ( last friday and yesterday )

So coverage starts at 2pm our time below LIVE:

 

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Third Time Lucky??? SN15 test launch/flight Already scrubbed twice ( last friday and yesterday )

So coverage starts at 2pm our time below LIVE:

OK .. third time lucky, things looking good .. near countdown time for launch .. LIVE at youtube link above with commentary from the lads at @nasaspaceflight ..
 

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Temporally dislocated.

Interesting...could make for a good song.


“It is possible that all the specimens presented here are abiotic. We cannot completely rule out minerals, weathering, and unknown geological forces that are unique to Mars and unknown and alien to Earth. However, growth, movement, alterations in location and shape, constitute behavior, and coupled with life-like morphology, strongly support the hypothesis there is life on Mars.”
 

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Yeah I’ll catch that, he’s fascinating to watch.
@Truthisfree Watched it last night on SKY ( having recorded it ). He handled his SNL appearance well I think. Took part in alot of sketches too. Had his mum on.

If you have sky you can just search for Saturday Night Live in the EPG and watch it via catchup
 

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@Truthisfree Watched it last night on SKY ( having recorded it ). He handled his SNL appearance well I think. Took part in alot of sketches too. Had his mum on.

If you have sky you can just search for Saturday Night Live in the EPG and watch it via catchup
I’ve watched a good bit of it, he wasn’t too bad, a bit cringeworthy at times…
 

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I’ve watched a good bit of it, he wasn’t too bad, a bit cringeworthy at times…
Could be Asperger's related too?

Asperger's, is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests.
 

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Could be Asperger's related too?

Asperger's, is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal communication, along with restricted and repetitive patterns of behavior and interests.
Yes I know but somehow he seems to have done a better job of hiding it before. Should he hide it? No.
 

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@Truthisfree Something new .. VIRGIN GALACTIC right now making the FIRST SpaceFlight attempt:





Very old school .. the right stuff 50s type thing. The Virgin Galactic "Plane" achieves a certain height and then drops the VSS module to go to space
 
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AHA ... We havent heard much news about CMEs of late and grand solar minimum

Solar Storms Are Back, Threatening Life as We Know It on Earth - BLOOMBERG

A few days ago, millions of tons of super-heated gas shot off from the surface of the sun and hurtled 90 million miles toward Earth.

The eruption, called a coronal mass ejection, wasn’t particularly powerful on the space-weather scale, but when it hit the Earth’s magnetic field it triggered the strongest geomagnetic storm seen for years. There wasn’t much disruption this time -- few people probably even knew it happened -- but it served as a reminder the sun has woken from a years-long slumber.

While invisible and harmless to anyone on the Earth’s surface, the geomagnetic waves unleashed by solar storms can cripple power grids, jam radio communications, bathe airline crews in dangerous levels of radiation and knock critical satellites off kilter. The sun began a new 11-year cycle last year and as it reaches its peak in 2025 the specter of powerful space weather creating havoc for humans grows, threatening chaos in a world that has become ever more reliant on technology since the last big storms hit 17 years ago. A recent study suggested hardening the grid could lead to $27 billion worth of benefits to the U.S. power industry.


Thats all we need here on top of pandemic, cyber attacks ...
 

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@Truthisfree Something new .. VIRGIN GALACTIC right now making the FIRST SpaceFlight attempt:





Very old school .. the right stuff 50s type thing. The Virgin Galactic "Plane" achieves a certain height and then drops the VSS module to go to space
Complete success. Both crafts returned. VSS made it to space and is now also back on tera ferma ( all manned BTW )

Object of Virgin Galactic is space flight for all to orbit. At the mo its 600K for a ticket but expect it to be well affordable for most down the line.
 
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@Truthisfree Lunar Starship lander:

A look into the not too distant future. These are based on the most recent concepts & current iterations by @NASA & @SpaceX






I was wondering how they were going to land it on the moon ( no atmosphere ) without kicking dust etc all over the place via the main raptor engines at the base. So it seems they have retro rockets built in to the crew cargo area top third.
 
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