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Reply #165 on: January 10, 2020, 11:20:41 AM
I remember when the Space Program was one Hot Air Balloon.  :sigh:

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Reply #166 on: January 14, 2020, 12:39:41 PM

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Reply #167 on: January 14, 2020, 12:46:56 PM
Man, there's a LOT of crap orbiting the earth as it is. They going to add thousands or more satellites?  :idiot2:

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Reply #168 on: February 06, 2020, 09:30:42 AM

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Reply #169 on: February 06, 2020, 10:30:14 AM
That's "NC State alum Christina Koch" to you guys....  :bigthumb:

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Reply #170 on: February 06, 2020, 10:34:40 AM
So she's world famous at NC State.  :hehe:



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Reply #171 on: February 06, 2020, 10:59:35 AM
Go Pack!

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Reply #172 on: February 11, 2020, 04:02:15 PM

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Reply #173 on: February 11, 2020, 04:12:07 PM
Oh wow. I remember the news making a big deal out of the 'Buck Rogers' jetpack they used.



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Reply #174 on: February 11, 2020, 10:40:17 PM
Oh wow. I remember the news making a big deal out of the 'Buck Rogers' jetpack they used.

Huh, I'd never heard about that before.  Cool. 


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Reply #175 on: February 12, 2020, 06:53:17 AM
Jetpacks?

There's an idea that will never get off the ground  :whistle:

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Reply #176 on: February 12, 2020, 07:40:44 AM
Before that, astronauts had to be tethered, so those jetpacks were a pretty big deal.

So much so that they used them in Moonraker, which is not the greatest Bond movie but it has a great deal of appeal as a cheesy action flick. Though, I think the technology postdated the movie, lol.



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Reply #177 on: February 12, 2020, 07:44:01 AM
I think that is the only Bond film that I actually watched all the way through without getting bored.

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Reply #178 on: February 12, 2020, 07:47:14 AM
 :2funny:

My stepfather was HUGE into Bond, and that's where I got my interest from. I find appeal in each of the movies, though some are certainly better than others. I actually enjoyed Lazenby's movie quite a bit but I know I'm in the vast minority there.

I love board games about space - I'm finding that my interest is more into 'realistic' ones, not sci-fi (though sci-fi is certainly fascinating to me). I'd find Space Corps or Terraforming Mars, for example, more appealing than Talon or Space Empires, if I had to make a choice. Though SC and TM aren't exactly 'realistic' they're more so in the bounds of a possible future reality, if that makes any sense.



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Reply #179 on: February 12, 2020, 08:32:30 AM
I think that is the only Bond film that I actually watched all the way through without getting bored.


really?  it's widely regarded as one of the worst ones, too....

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