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Re: Space yays
« Reply #30 on: July 09, 2014, 11:55:17 PM »
Star Citizen, *Drool* I've been following that since it's kickstarter, even though I wouldn't be able to play it.
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #31 on: July 10, 2014, 12:42:57 PM »
I'm saving up to build myself a tank of a PC so hopefully I will be able to :)

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #32 on: July 10, 2014, 03:23:42 PM »
I wouldn't even if I did have an awesome PC because of my crappy Internet. :(
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #33 on: July 10, 2014, 04:01:57 PM »
Has Australia got crappy internet as a whole or is Tasmania just the worst area to live in? For internet that is.

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #34 on: July 11, 2014, 01:41:26 AM »
I live on a farm, so I have satellite. Other than that, our Internet is just as good as it is anywhere else... if you live in the cities. Plus, with the NBN we're getting fiber optics to every house in major populated areas. 'Tis good.
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #35 on: July 11, 2014, 12:05:11 PM »
Sounds good mate :) Is living on a farm alright?
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #36 on: July 11, 2014, 12:14:51 PM »
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #37 on: August 04, 2014, 06:14:59 PM »
Back to actual space yays, a mars rover mission is set to try and make oxygen:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28582903

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Nasa's next Martian rover will attempt to make oxygen on the surface of the red planet when it lands there in 2021.

The rover will carry seven scientific projects, aimed at paving the way for future manned missions, seeking evidence of life and storing samples to be brought back in the future.

Among them is a device for turning the CO2 that dominates the thin Martian air into oxygen.

This could support human life or make rocket fuel for return missions.

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #38 on: September 24, 2014, 12:33:15 PM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-28268186

India becomes the first country to get a satellite to Mars on its first attempt!  :)
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #39 on: September 24, 2014, 09:59:13 PM »
Looks like the Indian Space Agency in that Doctor Who episode (Dinosaurs on a Spaceship?) is becoming a reality :P
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Re: Space yays
« Reply #40 on: October 08, 2014, 12:26:35 PM »
I saw some of the Lunar eclipse this morning.

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #41 on: October 08, 2014, 01:25:27 PM »
I could go to my brothers' place in North Carolina if it would help. :)

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #42 on: October 09, 2014, 07:47:32 AM »
I could go to my brothers' place in North Carolina if it would help. :)
That's a very kind offer, but please don't make any plans yet: having missed most of totality of the 1999 eclipse due to an inconveniently placed cloud, I'm keen to find somewhere with skies as clear as possible. Also, there's likely to be an extensive US tour constructed around this, so I'd expect to be in Ohio at some point anyway.

Meanwhile, this side of the Atlantic, there will be a partial solar eclipse rather sooner, on Friday 20 March 2015. It's actually total on a path running from the north Atlantic up into the Arctic; the UK will see varying fractions of the sun obscured, from about 85% in south-east England up to at least 95% in northern Scotland. The maximum looks to be around 09:30 UK time. There are more details on the main NASA solar eclipse page - scroll down the list to the right date, and follow the individual links.

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #43 on: October 29, 2014, 12:32:53 AM »
This is a space sad :(

Makes me thing of the Vanguard, except this one made it a bit further. Rocket science must be hard if it hasn't changed much in 60 years. :P

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Re: Space yays
« Reply #44 on: October 29, 2014, 09:08:16 AM »
There's going to be a lot of bad press surrounding this which sucks.