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The Commercial - and now general space travel - Thread (No Politics Allowed)

  1. Syzygy Sep 15, 2021

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  2. vbrad26 Sep 16, 2021

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    I wanted to but dinner and the evening in general prevented it.
    There was also a lot of cloud cover from my POV so I didn't even bother trying to peak outside.
     
  3. Syzygy Sep 16, 2021

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    Cool that you have an option to just peek outside! I just watched the streaming on the website. Successful launch, successful Stage 1 re-entry and landing! I only wish they could figure out how to keep the video feed up through the entire Stage 1 touchdown.
     
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  4. vbrad26 Sep 16, 2021

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    I'm on the opposite coast but almost a straight shot across.
    Here is a shot of the plume from my back yard about 30 min after the Crew 2 launch back in April

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  5. Walrus Sep 16, 2021

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    Saw some very impressive pics of the launch and what the crew is seeing absolutely amazing Elon and company can do this quite well let’s hope the entire mission goes flawlessly
     
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  6. 140dave Oct 11, 2021

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    Watched an interview with William Shatner this morning before he becomes the oldest person to leave the atmosphere. He was wearing a new 3861 Speedmaster. Good to see Captain Kirk in a Speedy! No time to add a screen shot but will do so later if no one posts one in the meantime.
     
  7. vbrad26 Oct 11, 2021

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    Seems like that is now standard equipment for the Amazon space bus crew/passengers.
    There is a photo on their 'Gram that pictures them all wearing one on the white Velcro.
     
  8. Walrus Oct 11, 2021

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    What is Shatner's secret the guy is 90 years old. I was never big on Star Trek until I got Netflix I have now watched every episode. Really cool to see him make the trip.
     
  9. vbrad26 Oct 11, 2021

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    Holy crap I had no idea he was 90! Good for him...
     
  10. The Father Went out for smokes in ‘78 not seen since Oct 11, 2021

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    Captain Kirk says he wants to press his nose to the window and see the vastness of space and the fragility of the Earth. He only has 10 minutes, hope he acts quick.

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    Best Captain, Kirk or Picard. Kirk got more babes. So he wins in my book.
     
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  11. Walrus Oct 11, 2021

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    Ya saw that the guy has a great sense of humor. Jon Luc Picard was great at the helm and I liked how they maintained the corniness of the original but Kirk gotta be the best. I just started the “new” one with Picard though.
     
  12. time flies Oct 11, 2021

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    Kirk was born in the year 23 something or other. Shatner beat Kirk into space.

    have fun
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  13. The Father Went out for smokes in ‘78 not seen since Oct 11, 2021

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    Maybe these commercials endeavors will answer the question "are we alone?"

    Would like to know before I go to the next galaxy
     
  14. 140dave Oct 11, 2021

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    I know these are bad screen grabs from GMA this morning but certainly the new 3861
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  15. ghce Oct 11, 2021

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    I am still waiting to see Brian Blessed go into space, he may not be the oldest but he will certainly be the loudest and profane not to mention modest.
     
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  16. Walrus Oct 11, 2021

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    It would be miraculous if we were the only life in the entire universe. Vast doesn’t describe what is around us. If by some weird chance, we are the only planet that contains life in the entire universe think how much more precious that makes life. And then think of how we kill each other over 5 bucks or a piece of land. Pretty wild really.
     
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  17. Walrus Oct 11, 2021

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  18. vbrad26 Oct 13, 2021

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  19. pdxleaf Often mistaken for AI... Oct 13, 2021

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  20. time flies Oct 15, 2021

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