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ULA scubs

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Curiosity is still working. Outstanding atmospheric display, water ice, Cirrus type clouds!

Would only add the “mother of pearl” discrbtion is just ignorance. A slight lowering with altocumulus characteristics is obvious as the sun sets.

Que the weatherman!

Falcon 9 cargo mission to ISS, June 3rd 1:29 EDT.

Live coverage of Falcon 9 to pad 39A…

I hope that our Percy will also work as long as Curiosity and will also give us valuable and interesting information.

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Curiosity is indeed working. A little afternoon heating gets you a dust devil swarm in Gale Crater.

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I found one interesting topic on a one-space forum about the new type of rocket fuel.
Have you heard about the new special type of rocket fuel that is made from plastic waste? One company uses particular kinds of plastic to remake them in rocket fuel

Nope post link…

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This petrol I`ve mentioned before is called ecoseneand it was tested recently, and the result of this test has shown that the new type of rocket fuel ( remade of plastic )is 1% - 3% better than kerosene by its energy characteristics.

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Cool. Always bring the goods!

However, only some kinds of plastic can be used to make that kind of rocket fuel. Such kinds like Polypropylene (PP). Polyester (PE). Polystyrene (PS) and its mixtures and analogs

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Also, I wanna add that the XL rocket is gonna made some launches and will use ecosene fuel (remade from plastic ). Interesting fact that some parts of the engine of this rocket are made with the help of 3D printing technology.

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Will try and post more here more often. This time lapse from Hubble shows light waves move.

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Yes, it’s a little more effective than kerosene, but it’s unsuitable for long space flights, so it can’t become a complete substitute for the traditional fuel

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The Solar atmosphere extends further than depicted here. The Corona is the lowest level. In reality all the planets exist in the Sun’s atmosphere.

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Where ever the solar wind blows…,