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12:04 AM
it's gonna be quite busy on the station during next couple of weeks, Cygnus is already on its way, on 23rd they launch Progress 56P, on 24th HTV-5,... and there's two EVA scheduled, one Russian and one US in August
 
 
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2:01 AM
The Space Show w/ Ken Murphy on space & science fiction films is now podcast live. More info on today's show in The Space Show Newsletter.
 
 
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Stu
3:30 AM
great episode for anyone interested in investing in space exploration companies. lots of good advice and things to watch out for.
 
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5:26 AM
Happy first birthday Space Exploration!
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Technically, it'll be in about 13 hours, Space entered private beta 2013/07/16 at roughly 20:23 UTC (2:23 p.m. ET)
 
@TildalWave In the words of my good friend @Simon: NURD
 
@DavidFreitag Well, it's not even 16th yet in the States, so ... pppffffff :P
 
@TildalWave Yeah it is, it's 2am
 
@DavidFreitag damn!
 
Unless I'm somehow about a thousand miles east on a boat instead of sitting in my basement
It's happened before.
 
5:38 AM
... and all of it will happen again, and again, and again, and again, and again (Battlestar Galactica)
 
@TildalWave Yeah. Especially when I live within two hours of the ocean and an unlimited access to alcohol (me)
 
So ... what present could SE stuff give us for our first b-day? We already have a cool additional URL (thefinalfrontier.stackexchange.com) ...
 
6:40 AM
Would we perhaps like to have linked YouTube videos display embedded on our pages, like they have on Video Production (example post, it's the first I found, there's no other significance to it)?
 
 
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9:15 AM
Rendezvous, grapple and berthing of Orbital Sciences/Cygnus Orb-2 is now being covered on NASA TV
They started with replay of the launch, the whole thing will last a few hours
 
 
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11:51 AM
@TildalWave very cool. Happy Birthday SEx.SE
@TildalWave a telescope for everyone on the top users page:-)
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2:00 PM
posted on July 16, 2014

On July 16, 1969, the huge, 363-feet tall Saturn V rocket launches on the Apollo 11 mission from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, at 9:32 a.m. EDT. Onboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft are astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot. Apollo 11 was the United States' first lunar landing mission. While astr

 
 
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3:34 PM
The Space Show Special w/ Dr. Jeff Puschell on the upcoming AIAA Space 2014 Conference is now podcast live.
 
4:17 PM
@RoryAlsop 3D printed working scale model Hubble Space Telescope replicas that host an IP cam for the secondary mirror, for all those space voyeurs, ermmm, astronomers among us :)
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since we're still beta, they should come with an installable focus correction kit too
 
4:58 PM
TildalWave has added an event to this room's schedule.
 
Added Chandra's 15th Anniversary event
Commanding the ISEE3, nearly live:
@ISEE3Reboot, Inner Solar System
Coming back soon to an orbit near you.
2.3k tweets, 8.3k followers, following 1.1k users
 
5:58 PM
ISS Expedition 41/42 Crew News Conference is now live on NASA TV
 
6:16 PM
I am in Provo, UT for a conference this week. There is Fifi, the only surviving B-29 bomber still flying.
Heading out in 30 min to go see it in person. :)
$570 - 1500 to buy a seat on a flight.
They will be in SLC till this Sunday.
It overflew our conference, and we had to pause due to the noise as it passed overhead.
Wild!
 
heh according to Wiki, FIFI has appeared in the 1983 film The Right Stuff, standing in for the Bell X-1's "mothership"
X-1 motherships were B-50
{| |} FIFI, Boeing B-29A-60-BN Superfortress, s/n 44-62070, civil registration N529B, is one of only a few surviving in existence and the only one currently flying as of June 2014. It is owned by the Commemorative Air Force, currently based at Midland, Texas. FIFI tours the U.S.A. and Canada, taking part in air shows and offering flight experiences. History Built by Boeing at the Renton factory in Washington, B-29A serial number 44-62070 was delivered to the USAAF in Kansas in 1945. Modified to a TB-29A standard, it served as an administrative aircraft before being placed in "desert s...
 
7:01 PM
Abby T. Miller on July 16, 2014

Welcome to Stack Exchange Podcast episode number 60, brought to you by The National Pepperjack Cheese Council. Your hosts today are Joel Spolsky, Jay Hanlon, and David Fullerton (aka Fake Producer Abby).

We’ll jump right into things with Community Milestones, but we promise to make them quick.

Puzzling is now in public beta, and it’s about puzzles.

Data Science (DAY-ta, not DAH-ta) is in public beta, and doing better than that topic’s previous iterations.

Craft CMS, yet another CMS site, is now in public beta as well. …

 
 
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8:58 PM
That's Chury ... reminds you of anything?
 
9:33 PM
Happy birthday SX.SE :D
 
@Undo Indeed!
 
10:00 PM
Yay! Yearling badges!
 
 
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11:48 PM
Lecture starts in about 10 minutes, presenters are Alan Stern, New Horizons team leader, William McKinnon, Pluto scientist, and Dava Sobel, science writer
 

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