[amsat-bb] SpaceX Test Vehicle Explodes
bstguitarist at gmail.com
Sat Aug 23 03:02:16 UTC 2014
Last email, finally achieved it.
On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 7:49 PM, Bryce Salmi <bstguitarist at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'll second that, people should remember it's a test vehicle and doesn't
> really represent a normal launch at all. The publicly stated goals has
> actually always been to push it to the limits. Hence why one of the first
> Grasshopper videos has Johny Cash "Ring of Fire" in the background (NOT
> F9R-Dev1, today flight is a difference vehicle, Grasshopper did not fly
> On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 6:41 PM, Brenton Salmi <kb1lqd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> F9R was a dedicated test vehicle for vertical takeoff vertical landing and
>> had many successes under its belt. It was pushed to extreme today to test
>> capabilities flying quite the mission!
>> Thanks for the link! Lots to be learned in the name of
>> advancing spaceflight!
>> Brent, KB1LQD
>> On Friday, August 22, 2014, B J <va6bmj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Sorry about the earlier empty post. I was a bit fumble-fingered when
>> > I started writing .
>> > http://www.parabolicarc.com/2014/08/22/spacex-bad-day-mcgregor/
>> > This reminds everyone that spaceflight is hard.
>> > 73s
>> > Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
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