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Shuttle launch

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by hi pinion, Jul 16, 2005.

  1. hi pinion

    hi pinion 3/4 ton status

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    Does anyone know what the deal is with the shuttle launch that got postponed???Where were they going to go? Anybody have a link? :smile1:
     
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    A fuel gauge failed, they aren't goin launch it until they know why.
     
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    if they dont get it resolved soon then it could be delayed for around two months i read on msnbc.com space news

    its crazy,

    and apparently is a "common" problem with past shuttles too,
    thought they had it taken care of and then nope it failed again,

    damn,

    id be REALLY DAMNED NERVOUS if i were part of the crew, LEMME TELL YA

    damn
    no sleep for them i bet

    thumbs up to them for doing all this going through all this, thats some crazy sheep,
     
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    only 42% have gotten off on the first try...
     
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    I heard an interview with one of the astronauts the other day - he said that one of the goals of this mission was to "test fly" the shuttle to make sure that it is safe. Not me - either they have it worked out after 20 years or not, but I'm thinking that the whole "test" phase should be over. :thinking:
     
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    I don't blame them for taking every precation. But I wouldn't be afraid too go up in it. We need too get our space program going again.
     
  8. hi pinion

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    :) Yeah, you guys know what??? Crusin around in space is the coolest thing anyone could ever do, ever in my opinion, i dont know why hardly nobody gives a rats ass about it. All those plaents etc, its all really sweet. Ive kind of taken a new interest in the whole deal now that i actually understand how it all works. :) I stay up to the weee hours of the morning sometimes learning and watching the discovery channel, its amazing stuff, im just wondering WTF is beyond our own galaxie. :)
     
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    I don't give a rats ass about it because we have so many problems and things going on here on Earth that the money we spend on sending people up just so they can blow up and die could be spent on. Just my .02$.
     
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    i know exactly what you mean, heck friday night my ex and i went out and layed in the grass in the front yard and just stared up at the sky, talking about stars, and planets, and it was just amazing..so many questions..so many things out there..and i too watch the shows in the weee hours of the morning..
     

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