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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 3:38 pm    Post subject: Cosmonauts Complete Spacewalk, Unfold Russian Flag in Space Reply with quote

Yeah!

Just great! :lol:
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:32 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Who wants to be a Cosmonaut? The size limitations to squeeze into that phone booth that is called a Soyuz is laughable. When are the Russians ever going to develop a booster to be able to launch anything other than a tincan?

They are one step past ESA. At least the tincan can soft land back on Earth!
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK. Maybe they should let the Oblablanauts in the ISS wait for the next commercial flight back home.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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OK. Maybe they should let the Oblablanauts in the ISS wait for the next commercial flight back home.

That's what happens when you throw away three good orbiters.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Old School wrote:
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OK. Maybe they should let the Oblablanauts in the ISS wait for the next commercial flight back home.

That's what happens when you throw away three good orbiters.

lol Americans and their big cars!
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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OK. Maybe they should let the Oblablanauts in the ISS wait for the next commercial flight back home.

That's what happens when you throw away three good orbiters.

lol Americans and their big cars!
As wildhorse well knows, size does matter!
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 4:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

In 2013 it is a notable achievement to unfurl a flag in space?
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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In 2013 it is a notable achievement to unfurl a flag in space?


Well, if you can't make it to the moon, just unfurl one randomly between the earth and moon.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:04 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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In 2013 it is a notable achievement to unfurl a flag in space?


Well, if you can't make it to the moon, just unfurl one randomly between the earth and moon.

:lol:

They probably did it to conceal from the cameras the explosives they were mounting to the ESA Columbus module.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

To be fair, the Russian spacesuits are working.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 6:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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To be fair, the Russian spacesuits are working.

How do you know they're not the ones who sabotaged ours, so we wouldn't notice the explosives the put on the ESA Columbus module?
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 7:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I suggest you fly your flag of convencience wherever those shuttles are now and show a nice display of fireworks for the Challenger and Columbia. Because size matters.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:45 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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In 2013 it is a notable achievement to unfurl a flag in space?
I guess that it is a bigger deal in 2013 than in 1969 in the eyes of wildhorse. :roll:
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 2:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

warrens wrote:
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In 2013 it is a notable achievement to unfurl a flag in space?
I guess that it is a bigger deal in 2013 than in 1969 in the eyes of wildhorse. :roll:
I think it was meant to be ironic. Plus the US flag was put on the moon, where there is gravity :P
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:03 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Long way away, too.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 3:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wildhorse wrote:
I suggest you fly your flag of convencience wherever those shuttles are now and show a nice display of fireworks for the Challenger and Columbia. Because size matters.
I launch bottle rockets on July 4 with more power than a Russian booster. :lol:
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 26, 2013 4:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Old School wrote:
wildhorse wrote:
I suggest you fly your flag of convencience wherever those shuttles are now and show a nice display of fireworks for the Challenger and Columbia. Because size matters.
I launch bottle rockets on July 4 with more power than a Russian booster. :lol:

I launch sperm cells with more power than a Spanish one.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 2:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Old School wrote:
wildhorse wrote:
I suggest you fly your flag of convencience wherever those shuttles are now and show a nice display of fireworks for the Challenger and Columbia. Because size matters.
I launch bottle rockets on July 4 with more power than a Russian booster. :lol:
You are not the only one. Note the proper spacesuit helmet.
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 27, 2013 3:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

wildhorse wrote:
Old School wrote:
wildhorse wrote:
I suggest you fly your flag of convencience wherever those shuttles are now and show a nice display of fireworks for the Challenger and Columbia. Because size matters.
I launch bottle rockets on July 4 with more power than a Russian booster. :lol:
You are not the only one. Note the proper spacesuit helmet.

Hey! Don't mock the propeller-beanie. That's a time-honored Science Fiction Fan Tradition.
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