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Taking a Ride - Blue Origin's Capsule - NBC News April 13

They are focusing on the lack of creature comforts on board, but consider this:

"Passengers who buy a ticket on a New Shepard will travel above the Kármán line, 62 miles (100 kilometers) above the surface of the planet, which is considered the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space. From that altitude, passengers will experience weightlessness, and see the curve of the planet and the darkness of space.

Each New Shepard flight will last about 11 minutes.

Six passengers will be strapped into soft, black-leather seats lined up around the perimeter of the capsule. Though the seats will be reclined to about a 70-degree angle (nearly facing the ceiling), each passenger will be positioned to have a clear view out one of the capsule's massive windows."

Tickets might start in the $200-$250K range (based on Virgin Galactic pricing), but should fall over time.
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Taking a Ride - Blue Origin's Capsule - NBC News April 13

They are focusing on the lack of creature comforts on board, but consider this:

"Passengers who buy a ticket on a New Shepard will travel above the Kármán line, 62 miles (100 kilometers) above the surface of the planet, which is considered the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and space. From that altitude, passengers will experience weightlessness, and see the curve of the planet and the darkness of space.

Each New Shepard flight will last about 11 minutes.

Six passengers will be strapped into soft, black-leather seats lined up around the perimeter of the capsule. Though the seats will be reclined to about a 70-degree angle (nearly facing the ceiling), each passenger will be positioned to have a clear view out one of the capsule's massive windows."

Tickets might start in the $200-$250K range (based on Virgin Galactic pricing), but should fall over time.

at that price they are unlikely to be dragged off board. Nice high price reduce overbooking!

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Haha!  Yes, and the pilots would be polite and knowledgable about the views.

Great for some future birthday present!
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There might be alien life in our own solar system, Nasa has announced.

"Nasa announces one of Saturn's moons could support alien life in our solar system"

Time for the last supper (before Alien invasion ;-? Let us hope they are beautiful

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I imagine them as cats with gills.

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katastrofa wrote:
I imagine them as cats with gills.

yes why not

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Thank you, Internet!

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Roket Secepat Cahaya Bisa Melesat ke Mars Cukup 3 Menit

Suatu saat di masa depan, dengan kemajuan teknologi, diyakini peradaban manusia akan mampu menciptakan roket yang bisa melesat dengan kecepatan cahaya.

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I didn't realize those plumes were the source of one of Saturn's rings:

By NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute - http://photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalo ... r=PIA08321, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3069765

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Is seeing believing?

Astronomers May Have a Picture of Black Hole - National Geographic April 11

Here is a picture of the array from the NatGeo article (labelled there).

In a different example, "A Hubble picture shows jets of high-speed particles spewing from the supermassive black hole at a galaxy's heart."
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Guess #2: there are small accelerations due to the device's interior magnetic field trying to align itself with the earth's. This won't really go away in space at any plausible orbit. Although they try to mitigate magnetic fields due to the wiring, they don't seem to test for the internal magnetic field geometry vs the earth's magnetic field.

Interesting hypothesis.  Yet how would this work for ultrahigh frequency, aka microwave, aka AC fields?  (Or does a magnetron act like a rectifier to create some DC components in the waveguide & chamber?)

I suspect a time dependent mass gap possibly could explain why the EmDrive could indeed work

Time Dependent Mass Gap Implications: The Possibility of the EmDrive? (I added a section 7: EMDrive speculation in relation to a time dependent mass gap). Under atomism the mass-gap must be time dependent, while all masses larger than the mass gap seems to not be time dependent relative to each other. The EmDrive can be seen as a series of clocks with different frequency laying side by side, with a time dependent mass-gap this could likely give some thrust. Well yes quite outside standard physics.

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resulting technology could potentially match the power of the America’s national particle accelerator at Stanford’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), a 3.2 kilometer long linear accelerator behemoth, in as little as 30 meters.

With fast shrinking and more powerful accelerators we could likely soon test out my maximum velocity formula, and help Musk get some speed on his equipment : Elon Musk’s Mars mission would be a five minute trip and never say never

we had brexit, and Eureopean union will soon break apart, we need also a Earth Exit soon.

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Collector wrote:
resulting technology could potentially match the power of the America’s national particle accelerator at Stanford’s Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), a 3.2 kilometer long linear accelerator behemoth, in as little as 30 meters.

With fast shrinking and more powerful accelerators we could likely soon test out my maximum velocity formula, and help Musk get some speed on his equipment : Elon Musk’s Mars mission would be a five minute trip and never say never

we had brexit, and Eureopean union will soon break apart, we need also a Earth Exit soon.

Cool! That's a very simple idea.