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Waiting on Wednesday 05/24/17

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on! 225 weitere Wörter

Fantasy

Is it possible to mitigate the extreme gravity of a large planet with an appropriate orbiting space station?

Would it be possible to orbit at just the right altitude and speed to make Jupiter’s gravity ‘feel’ like earths?

 In any orbit, around any planet, you’re going to be in micro-gravity.

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Science

SpaceX completes its sixth successful launch in just four months

(Source: arstechnica.com)

7:55pm ET Update: After launching right on time, the Inmarsat spacecraft reached low-Earth orbit, and after two successive burns by the Falcon 9’s second stage, the satellite deployed successfully into geostationary transfer orbit. 331 weitere Wörter

Technology

Orbit Green Enforcer motion-activated sprinkler to scare animals

The revolutionary Orbit Green Enforcer motion-activated sprinkler features a 1-inch quick coupling valve key for use around golf course greens, tees, traps and any other area where a 1-inch quick coupling valve is available, providing lightning-fast removal of the unit during operating hours and eliminating the need for hoses. 34 weitere Wörter

9 Volt Batteries

The moon’s a trampoline you know,

she says to anyone who’ll listen.

And when you jump around you go

up, like you’re filled with nuclear fission.

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Poetry

US Air Force's secretive space plane lands after two years in orbit

The X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV-4), an unmanned, reusable space plane operated by the US Air Force, has landed at Nasa’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida after two years in orbit. 352 weitere Wörter