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  1. Thunder Chicken

    Humor Random Comments Thread

    And the 470 dead due to "teeth"? Those are children dead due to teething infections.
  2. Thunder Chicken

    News 2021 Helloween Coronal Mass Ejection

    Are we still doomed?
  3. Thunder Chicken

    What music are you listening to?

    RIP Peter Steele
  4. Thunder Chicken

    Humor Random Comments Thread

    You're going to need a LOT of struts.
  5. Thunder Chicken

    Humor Random Comments Thread

    Part of me wants to put this into a homework assignment for my engineering students, but another part of me doesn't want to die by being lynched by a mob.
  6. Thunder Chicken

    What music are you listening to?

    This will help you sleep:
  7. Thunder Chicken

    Humor Random Comments Thread

    CBD oil + beer = nap time.
  8. Thunder Chicken

    Updates SLS Updates

    I'm starting to think the thing will actually leave the ground (and lob four R-25s into the ocean :( )
  9. Thunder Chicken

    Launch News SpaceX: Inspiration4 mission.

    Exterior of cupola:
  10. Thunder Chicken

    Launch News SpaceX: Inspiration4 mission.

    The lack of updates might be deliberate news silence due to the crew bickering about who gets to look out of the cupola: "I wanna look!" "Nuh uh! It's my turn!" "You already had an hour in there..." "I'm telling Elon you were mean."
  11. Thunder Chicken

    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    Launch date 18 December 2021
  12. Thunder Chicken

    What music are you listening to?

    ABBA is back:
  13. Thunder Chicken

    Updates SLS Updates

    I don't believe they are doing a static fire on the pad - that was the reason for the full-duration Green Run at Michaud. They are going to do the shake test, pressure test the tanks, do the closeouts. That's still a lot of punch list items and engineering analysis to work through, and the odds...
  14. Thunder Chicken

    Updates SLS Updates

    Not official, but not a surprise either: https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/08/nasas-sls-rocket-will-not-fly-until-next-spring-or-more-likely-summer/ If they are just getting to the shake tests now there is no way they are flying in 2021 without the use of a magic wand. On paper they are...
  15. Thunder Chicken

    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    Ariane 6 isn't going to fly for at least another year. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariane_6
  16. Thunder Chicken

    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    NASA is still saying launch in 2021: https://www.jwst.nasa.gov/content/about/launch.html Are they still aiming for 31 October? I had heard that there was an issue with the Ariane V fairing that needed to be resolved.
  17. Thunder Chicken

    Updates Blue Origin announces the New Glenn Orbital Launch Vehicle

    Somewhat dated, but just posting here for those who might be interested: https://www.space.com/blue-origin-new-glenn-rocket-first-launch-2022 Gradatim ferociter isn't really cutting it. SpaceX Starship / Superheavy might actually orbit this year, and who knows what that program will be doing...
  18. Thunder Chicken

    Humor Random Comments Thread

    That sounds like work.
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