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by ltgbrown
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2283
Views: 512272

Re: SpaceX News

3 for 3 on the booster landings and they recovered the fairing! Awesome day for space exploration.

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launch 11 April 2019

https://www.spacex.com/webcast
by ltgbrown
Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2283
Views: 512272

Re: SpaceX News

One step closer to commercial based manned missions!

https://www.space.com/spacex-crew-drago ... allow.html
by ltgbrown
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:25 am
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 425
Views: 213865

Re: EMC2 news

Well I guess that cat is out of the bag.


What do you mean by "that cat"? Are there other cats to get out of the bag? :wink:
by ltgbrown
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2283
Views: 512272

Re: SpaceX News

Way to go SpaceX. Making access to space common place!
by ltgbrown
Sun May 06, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Go Navy!
Replies: 325
Views: 96391

Re: Go Navy!

This is also part of the establishment of a third Joint Force Command within NATO. Something I have had a part in making happen.
by ltgbrown
Tue Feb 20, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 193
Views: 117592

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Well, what I was referring to was the general lack of mention of Polywell in any fusion discussion. I watched a "panel" discussion on fusion with Focus Fusion, Tri Alpha, NIF and someone representing investors, but no mention of Polywell. It just seems like almost all venues about fusion d...
by ltgbrown
Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:35 am
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 193
Views: 117592

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

SJ, thank you very much for the links. Some of the best overviews I have seen. The jump in power out from 500 MW to 1 GW is impressive and suggestive of a high probability of success. It seems like all the areas of risk are highly manageable. Pretty exciting. I note though that it the first video an...
by ltgbrown
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Go Navy!
Replies: 325
Views: 96391

Re: Go Navy!

While I might not support the result, one has to acknowledge the planning and skill required to produce a recognizable figure. However, I am guessing fuel dump was used, bringing the environmental issues into play in characterizing this stunt of significant airmanship! R Glenn Retired (proud) Naval ...
by ltgbrown
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Goodbye Tension, Hello Pension
Replies: 6
Views: 9773

Re: Goodbye Tension, Hello Pension

I officially retired after 26 years in the US Navy on Sunday. I was able to pull the go into work in uniform on Friday and show up on Monday in a suit. Some downsides but having a steady pay check is nice.

Glenn Brown
CDR USN RET
SHAPE SAG OACM
Senior Analyst
by ltgbrown
Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 675895

Re: Mach Effect progress

WOW.
by ltgbrown
Fri Jun 23, 2017 3:15 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LENR Is Real
Replies: 1780
Views: 332680

Re: LENR Is Real

Good lord. You can't argue stupid.

Dancing Fool, loved reading your post. Well done!
by ltgbrown
Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 675895

Re: Mach Effect progress

"Improvement of the current laboratory-scale devices, in order to provide long duration thrust at levels required for practical propulsion applications." darn, that is exciting! Oh the possibilities. Interesting question on the size of the planet versus technological capability to escape. ...
by ltgbrown
Sat Apr 08, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: News
Topic: NIAC, University of Maryland IEC, what is it?
Replies: 2
Views: 3300

Re: NIAC, University of Maryland IEC, what is it?

It's just numerical simulation followed by "more detailed" modeling and numerical simulation. Still, NASA looking at it is good!
by ltgbrown
Sun Feb 19, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2283
Views: 512272

Re: SpaceX News

Successful launch and landing! (Fun to say.)
by ltgbrown
Sat Feb 18, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2283
Views: 512272

Re: SpaceX News

Launch aborted due to problems with Thrust Vector Control problems in second stage. Next launch opportunity is tomorrow at 0938 EST.

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