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The Hydrogen Fallacy

Posted 01-31-2012 at 01:19 AM by T.Neo

(For the TL:DR version, scroll down to the bottom of the post.)

It is the position, or opinion of some (such as the writer of this blog post) that liquid hydrogen/oxygen ('hydrolox') rocket engines are a poor choice for first stages of launch vehicles, because they are 'thrust limited' and/or have a lower engine T/W.

However, there is no intrinsic correlation between thrust and propellant combination. If you had the motivation, resources and time, you could theoretically...
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WIP Starship (read: Giant Cone)

Posted 01-30-2012 at 03:19 PM by Izack

Here it is so far:

My first 3D model and first completely original Orbiter...thing. It'll get better. I hope.

In the mean time, I'm in the middle of the idea phase. Here's what I want it to do, at least for now:

1. Be capable of interstellar and interplanetary flight using magical antimatter whatever engines (MAWEs.) Accelerates nominally at ~10m/s^2.
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Minecraft Portal map development

Posted 01-27-2012 at 08:36 PM by Samuel Edwards

Greetings all,

Since this is not a minecraft forum, I posted this to my blog so to not cause a ruckus in the main forum.

I am creating a minecraft Portal map to use with the Portal Gun mod for minecraft. So far it has come along quite well, and I have developed a few test chambers to get started. I will post more and add pictures as the project develops. You may not see pics and blogs on this project often as it is a personal project that I am doing in my spare...
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BA Newsletter #2 (dated 3/12/2048)

Posted 01-14-2012 at 06:25 PM by Napalm42

Authors Note: I don't usually follow a standardized time schedule for my missions, whenever an idea pops in, I fly it, regardless of the timeframe, expect some entries (like this one) to be dated far into the future(Breto Aerospace's "present time" is in the year 2040.) NOW TO THE NEWS!

Hey-o everyone! We here at the PR department have just been informed that we can actually tell you what we've been doing here lately without totally getting deep-sixed to the nether regions...
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This is a test for the space launches threads index

Posted 01-13-2012 at 04:22 PM by SiberianTiger

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