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Old 03-10-2005, 08:04 PM   #1
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For the Space Enthusiasts here...

The Discovery is set to launch in just a little over two months from now! The External Tank was mated to the SRB's a few days ago and the robotic arm on the Discovery has a 50 foot extension, just in case a repair is needed. The Discovery is also carrying an Italian designed module to transfer over a ton of food and equipment to the ISS. I've railed against the ISS in the past but I hope and pray that everything goes well. I'm a huge fan of space exploration (wanted to be an astronaut when I was a kid) and it REALLY sucks that both the Challenger and Columbia went down only a few days before my birthday. I'm rambling! Anywho, this link will tell you when the ISS passes overhead and is visible, always during early morning or early evening. When the Shuttle is docked to the ISS the reflection is incredibly bright in the sky. Very cool to see! 8-) http://novis.hq.nasa.gov/novis/ISScountrylist.cfm

Here's another link, this is cool! http://science.nasa.gov/Realtime/JTr.../JTrack3D.html


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Old 03-10-2005, 08:11 PM   #2
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I read about that. Heres that Italian guy to transfer the food.

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Old 03-10-2005, 08:22 PM   #3
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That guy can deliver my food anytime! Especially if he has a monkey!
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Old 03-11-2005, 04:59 AM   #4
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you crack me up, sush! :p
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Old 03-11-2005, 08:18 AM   #5
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rofl sush!!!!

why did you not arrest him?
he was not the one asking for minney. it was the minkey...
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Old 03-11-2005, 01:19 PM   #6
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Help I lost my voting address for the club and want to vote !

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