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Re: News from Outer Space

December 26th, 2021, 10:40 pm

Would it be a good idea for Bezos to take a Flat Earther into space?
Definitely. But, we should be a little more expansive. How about a whole ark of them?
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

December 27th, 2021, 1:32 pm

The trip would end like this: 

(Flat Earther steps out of Blue Origin capsule)
FE:   Thanks, Jeff. That was an incredible simulation!
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

December 30th, 2021, 1:17 am

Keeping up with the daily news, and one inspiring photo from launch day:

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Launch teams monitor the countdown to the launch of Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket carrying NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, Saturday, Dec. 25, 2021, in the Jupiter Center at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. The James Webb Space Telescope (sometimes called JWST or Webb) is a large infrared telescope with a 21.3 foot (6.5 meter) primary mirror. The observatory will study every phase of cosmic history—from within our solar system to the most distant observable galaxies in the early universe. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)
https://blogs.nasa.gov/webb/2021/12/25/ ... or-launch/ 

https://blogs.nasa.gov/webb/
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

January 2nd, 2022, 9:21 pm

Jan 2, 2022; so far, so good:
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Re: News from Outer Space

January 13th, 2022, 12:50 am

Would you believe? Just as we are talking Super Bowl playoffs...

News about WASP-103b - a very special planet - CNN Jan 12

"...astronomers have found a giant exoplanet that looks more like a football or rugby ball than a sphere. ...WASP-103b is located about 1,225 light-years from Earth in the Hercules constellation and is almost twice the size of Jupiter.
The strange world is also 50 times closer to its star than Earth is to the sun. It completes one full orbit around its star, WASP-103, in just under one Earth day. With its scale and short orbit, this gas giant is categorized a "hot Jupiter" planet."

Some people are saying it is "potato shaped." Pfff. No way.

It is Cosmic Football Time! How long are the quarters out there? 

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Re: News from Outer Space

February 12th, 2022, 10:25 am

I look a bit wasted in this photo, but whatever, look at the eyes (not shopped, no filters, no lenses)
Greetings from Arrakis! Spice must flow! :-)
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 12:50 am

Asteroid half the size of a giraffe detected by "early warning" systems just enough time before collision to check in the Internet what's the size of a giraffe... and start to ponder why a giraffe?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech ... eland.html
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 2:53 pm

Some people see the giraffe as half full, others see it as half empty.
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 4:59 pm

Well, it did hit just off the coast of Iceland.
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 5:09 pm

so it missed New York, we have to work on the algos..(don't worry NY is big, I was thinking of a it landing it in Bear mountain not on Bearish)

giraffe camouflage was good idea...
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 5:21 pm

Some people see the giraffe as half full, others see it as half empty.
And some will cry over spilt giraffe, while they could laught over chimpangne!
 
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March 15th, 2022, 5:43 pm

Some people see the giraffe as half full, others see it as half empty.
And some will cry over spilt giraffe, while they could laught over chimpangne!
The Giraffe reminds me almost one year since the large meteorite felt just outside Oslo...no one found it yet, several still searching for it. Perhaps I should head for Iceland searching for the Giraffe.
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 6:01 pm

Some people see the giraffe as half full, others see it as half empty.
And some will cry over spilt giraffe, while they could laught over chimpangne!
The Giraffe reminds me almost one year since the large meteorite felt just outside Oslo...no one found it yet, several still searching for it. Perhaps I should head for Iceland searching for the Giraffe.
Careful that it's not Russian air-to-ground KS-1 Giraffe (a.k.a. Комета) :-)
 
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March 15th, 2022, 6:27 pm


And some will cry over spilt giraffe, while they could laught over chimpangne!
The Giraffe reminds me almost one year since the large meteorite felt just outside Oslo...no one found it yet, several still searching for it. Perhaps I should head for Iceland searching for the Giraffe.
Careful that it's not Russian air-to-ground KS-1 Giraffe (a.k.a. Комета) :-)
"Well, it did hit just off the coast of Iceland."

We need a few divers on the team, was it so u that you K that had deep diving experience? come along on the team and we give u 10% of the Комета (after lifted from ocean floor). You dive, and I will calculate the trajectory and likely location (we have a prop model). We will even offer warm coffee in between the dives with ice from land, so called Iceland coffee. Bearish are offered to buy in on some % while he hide out covid. Please wire before swift goes down also here.
 
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Re: News from Outer Space

March 15th, 2022, 6:41 pm

This model will not do...multiple interesting things to take into account to find Комета...