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  1. Winston posted a new thread.

    Hypersonic X-60A Testbed Passes Ground Test Milestone

    Hypersonic X-60A Testbed Passes Ground Test Milestone January 15, 2020...

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    Jan 18, 2020 at 6:04 PM
  2. Winston posted a new thread.

    OTRAG - A Story Of German Rocket Scientists, African Dictators & Commercial Spaceflight

    Using tube fins near the end of their effort. [MEDIA]

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    Jan 18, 2020 at 6:02 PM
  3. Winston posted a new thread.

    The Missing Vulcan - Falklands 1982

    Interesting part begins at 08:04. [MEDIA]

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    Jan 18, 2020 at 6:01 PM
  4. Winston posted a new thread.

    Watch DARPA's Air-Launched And Air-Recovered "Gremlins" Drone Take Its First Flight

    Watch DARPA's Air-Launched And Air-Recovered "Gremlins" Drone Take Its First Flight The program aims to demonstrate the ability to...

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    Jan 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM
  5. Winston replied to the thread 7 Worst New Pickup Trucks - Jan 14, 2020.

    Yep, he is quite animated while talking. He didn't "miss it." He specifically put that comment in the context of needing to carry or tow...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 5:58 PM
  6. Winston replied to the thread 7 Worst New Pickup Trucks - Jan 14, 2020.

    He speaks from over 50 years of automobile mechanic experience and from actually seeing the far too common with some makes and models...

    Jan 18, 2020 at 5:56 PM
  7. Winston posted a new thread.

    Shuttle Crew Operations Manual

    1161 pages. https://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/pdf/390651main_shuttle_crew_operations_manual.pdf

    Forum: The Watering Hole

    Jan 17, 2020 at 5:31 PM
  8. Winston replied to the thread Vietnam Era Ryan Firebee Model 147 reconnaissance drone.

    Ryan Firebee Report As target tow vehicle. Lots of Firebee JATO and SAM launches, including MANPADs. [MEDIA] Age of the RVP UAV,...

    Jan 17, 2020 at 5:30 PM
  9. Winston posted a new thread.

    7 Worst New Pickup Trucks - Jan 14, 2020

    [MEDIA] Also, a good, cheap beater car (Toyota, of course) and checkup/fixup advice. He says for work or college, but I'd be interested...

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    Jan 15, 2020 at 7:16 PM
  10. Winston posted a new thread.

    Here Is How Much Those Decoy Flares Cost That Military Aircraft Fire Off All The Time

    Here Is How Much Those Decoy Flares Cost That Military Aircraft Fire Off All The Time In combat, they are essential to the survivability...

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    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:30 PM
  11. Winston posted a new thread.

    Betelgeuse Gets Darker, But It's Probably Not Going To Explode (Yet)

    If it replaced the sun, it is so large that it would engulf every planet out to and including Jupiter. However, there is a surprising...

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    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:27 PM
  12. Winston posted a new thread.

    Rocket U-Boats

    Luckily they apparently didn't know about APCP or storeble hypergols. The towed V2 idea was ridiculously impractical for all kinds of...

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    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:25 PM
  13. Winston posted a new thread.

    Why America Bought 21 Russian MiG-29 Fighters

    Why America Bought 21 Russian MiG-29 Fighters December 29, 2019...

    Forum: The Watering Hole

    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:22 PM
  14. Winston posted a new thread.

    China's Rocket Dropping Habit

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    Jan 15, 2020 at 5:21 PM