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My, how quickly we have fallen. Now we can't even put up a satellite much less astronauts.
1 posted on 02/01/2013 5:45:07 PM PST by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

As important as space is for communications and scientific research, it makes no sense not to send the rockets up there ourselves. Should be a national security issue.

But, in obamaland, muzzie outreach is the priority.


2 posted on 02/01/2013 5:49:44 PM PST by MichaelCorleone (A return to Jesus and prayer in the schools is the only way.)
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To: chessplayer

“The Intelsat-27 satellite was designed to have a working life of 15 years”

Or maybe not.


3 posted on 02/01/2013 5:55:29 PM PST by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: chessplayer

Two years ago I had the pleasure of attended a seminar byTed Gordon who had worked on the Saturn 5 rocket.

He could not believe that we had gotten to the moon and then just stopped.

I totally agree with him.


4 posted on 02/01/2013 6:06:43 PM PST by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: chessplayer

“Oh Shytski”.


5 posted on 02/01/2013 6:16:25 PM PST by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: chessplayer

Private companies use Russian and Chinese launches because they are MUCH cheaper.

I guess you get what you pay for.


9 posted on 02/01/2013 6:48:04 PM PST by PGR88
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