Ontopic Mission to Uranus

Percy Thrillington

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The body/shells of those satellites are typically made of some flavor of aluminum, stainless steel, and other shielding materials. "Shielding" materials. You know, to protect the sensitive electronics that are typically housed within from various types of radiation and/or micro-meteorites and debris.
Cant imagine one house in fucking plywood would last very goddamn long in orbit.
 
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Valve1138

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The body/shells of those satellites are typically made of some flavor of aluminum, stainless steel, and other shielding materials. "Shielding" materials. You know, to protect the sensitive electronics that are typically housed within from various types of radiation and/or micro-meteorites and debris.
Cant imagine one house in fucking plywood would last very goddamn long in orbit.

Just wrap it in a shitload of tinfoil.
 

Domon

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They did it again

goal wasnt to land this one though. If they reached the 10k foot test successfully that was the win. Landing would have been a huge bonus, but was not the goal.

SpaceX is fuckin' amazing. At this rate, i bet we have a human on mars by 2030, and itll be a private citizen, not a NASA astronaut.
 

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goal wasnt to land this one though. If they reached the 10k foot test successfully that was the win. Landing would have been a huge bonus, but was not the goal.

SpaceX is fuckin' amazing. At this rate, i bet we have a human on mars by 2030, and itll be a private citizen, not a NASA astronaut.
 

Domon

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Its Mars month!

The UAE climate mission just reached mars and entered orbit. The chinese rover gets there next week, and NASAs Perseverance rover lands in 10 days

Reminder that Perseverance has a motherfucking helicopter on it.

 
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