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Taking bets on if that Dragon goes in Elon's living room when it gets back.
 

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Jolly good show, Elon. Congratulations.

PS: It looked like a very smooth ride. Can't wait to see the recordings from the capsule.

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Taking bets on if that Dragon goes in Elon's living room when it gets back.

I was thinking the exact same thing except about the first stage. :rofl:
 

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I'll add the quindar tones to the suits in the "ugly list".
 

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Just saw Dragon go over, low to the SouthWest, beneath a beautiful crescent moon.
About magnitude +1. Gave the guys a wave as they went past :)
 

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Give it some joy?
Its a unique event and they have done well.
 

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So it's really all touchscreens in there... Do they have any hard-wired redundancies for essential controls?
 

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Just had a chance to watch Bob and Doug's show and tell. Funny that they mention the "tight quarters". Compared to other vehicles, it looked like they had a lot of volume to play around in. Nice clean design. Not cluttered at all.

So, they're calling it Endeavour. I'd prefer a different one (Enterprise would be a natural but then I'm an old trekkie with a second choice of Eagle-5), but Endeavour will do just fine.

Job well done, so far.
 

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Does anyone know if it launched heads-up or heads-down? Or what the G-Profile and peak G was for a crewed mission?

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...So, they're calling it Endeavour...

The only shuttle built in my life time. I like it. I wonder if it, assuming they reuse it, will keep that name or if it'll just be a call sign for this mission.
 

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The only shuttle built in my life time. I like it. I wonder if it, assuming they reuse it, will keep that name or if it'll just be a call sign for this mission.


I believe it might be used as a cargo carrier, but then again ... being the first it may be retired.
 

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Does anyone know if it launched heads-up or heads-down? Or what the G-Profile and peak G was for a crewed mission?

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Crew faced the direction of travel at launch, so they were lying on their back when on the pad - same as all previous craft.
 

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Whoa. Black Sabbath Planet Caravan as wakeup music (We Sail Through Endless Skies).

That oughta freak out the more conservative element.

Kinda mellow for a wakeup call, though.
 

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Elon Musk overcome with emotion after SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch

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A surprise thought came to mind ... it should be easy to make a GUI for Crew Dragon as it's only screens, I wonder if they will release a public simulator or code they use. It could be a great simulator instead of using Orbiter.

Anyone flying along made a youtube video of the flight in their orbiter sim?
 
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