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    Include Artlav's Autotime in future OpenOrbiter release

    ...Or any other solution to solve the problem of forgetting autopilots on when timewarping = empty tanks. It was (still is) a native option in Dansteph's OrbiterSound, but what if an Orbinaut only installs XRSound? Thanks https://www.orbiter-forum.com/resources/autotime.4618/ PS: is there a...
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    Scenario Bases evolving in time

    Hi all, apart from having multiple Orbiter installations with copies of a base (which sounds a bit overkill), is it possible to have a base that evolves with the passage of time? More/different buildings, launch towers, etc? Or is it already possible by editing the scn file?
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    A better MAP MFD performance

    Just a memo to the new/future Orbiter developers, about the age-old problem of very sluggish (default) Map MFD performance, when fully zoomed out. Asbjos made this: https://www.orbiter-forum.com/threads/extended-map-mfd.38047/
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    R.I.P. Chick Corea

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chick_Corea
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    News Molecular water detected on the sunlit Moon by SOFIA

    https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-020-01222-x
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    R.I.P. Lyle Mays

    https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2020/02/11/us/ap-us-obit-lyle-mays.html https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyle_Mays
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    New telescope as birthday present to a 10 yo boy

    Hi gentlemen. What would you recommend, as per the title says? No previous experience, very curious. Do you have some suggestions for a decent entry-level telescope but non so entry to be too limiting. Thanks.
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    Joni Mitchell's tunings

    Hi all. I guess some Orbinauts play guitar, and maybe, like I do, they also love Joni Mitchell. Well, I've always been puzzled by her many different tunings, and to cut a long story short, I've just made this little Excel file that somehow helps in studying those (or any) tunings. Here's the...
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    Meteorite disintegrates over Russia

    NASA confirmed that a fireball struck Earth on June 21 at 1:15 UTC. The fireball was viewed from the Russian city of Lipetsk, which is southeast of Moscow and towards the Ukrainian border...
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    Internet Find duplicates

    Do you have any particular software to recommend that finds (and eventually deletes) duplicate files (photos, mp3s, etc) ?
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    General Question Orbiter2010 HiRes textures

    Are Orbiter2010 HiRes textures still hosted somewhere? This link isn't active anymore. http://orbitersimulator.com/download/Mars+L11 Copied from https://www.orbiter-forum.com/addons.php?v=2010
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    News RIP Dolores O'Riordan

    Dolores O'Riordan, the Cranberries Singer, Dead at 46 Singer of Nineties hits "Linger," "Dreams" and "Zombie" dies in London, though a cause of death has yet to be revealed https://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/dolores-oriordan-the-cranberries-singer-dead-at-46-w515435
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    Software "Small software" for fast 3D orbits visualization

    Reading a sentence by a FOI member written in a post about an Earth-Moon off-plane transfer, namely: made me think that I also often have difficulties in visualizing three-dimensionally what I do (or merely plan to do) in Orbiter, with all these balls tumbling in the Universe!!! And it's a...
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    News [Desaparecidos] 29 Argentine military sentenced to life imprisonment

    That's some good news, after all these years! Mothers of Plaza de Mayo have something to celebrate. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/oct/27/argentinas-angel-of-death-jailed...
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    Malcolm Young, RIP

    http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/malcolm-young-acdc-guitarist-and-co-founder-dead-at-64-w512164
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    Question What can we do with Lua

    First, sorry for the extreme noobiness of my post/request. I think that I, for one, could really enjoy a very general post in this new Lua subforum where someone presents and briefly explains to those who don't know what Lua is, what can be done with it in Orbiter. I know it's a scripting...
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    Science Stephen Hawking's thesis

    Cambridge University recently put in public domain Stephen Hawking's graduation thesis from 1966, titled "Properties of Expanding Universes". Download link http://schema.lib.cam.ac.uk/PR-PHD-05437_CUDL2017-reduced.pdf?sequence=15&isAllowed=y...
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    News RIP Fats Domino

    Another one of the big names has passed. Fats Domino, New Orleans rock'n'roll pioneer, dies aged 89
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    Moonscape – The Apollo 11 Moonwalk in HD

    From Paolo Attivissimo, the same author of "Moon Hoax: DEBUNKED!", here's a free documentary (ENG/ESP/ITA languages available) called MOONSCAPE. From https://moonscapemovie.blogspot.it/p/watch-latest-release-of-moonscape.html Download from author's Google Drive...
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    Question Rodent Research 9

    And so, SpaceX CRS-12 mission is over. While reading about the Dragon reentry and the Rodent Research 9 experiment at spaceflight101.com, this sentence caught my eye (emphasys mine): Does it mean that (usually) the poor mice get burned in the atmosphere, after serving science? :salute:
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