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The Curious Link Between the Fly-By Anomaly and the “Impossible” EmDrive Thruster
The same theory that explains the puzzling fly-by anomalies could also explain how the controversial EmDrive produces thrust.
science  space  nasa  energy 
april 2016 by ignatz
Spaceflight Now | STS-119 Shuttle Report | Legendary commander tells story of shuttle's close call
"I think the words 'we're in deep doo doo' were said in the cockpit, this could be a problem, guys, you know? This looks bad" ... "...a perfect storm of poor communications, caused in part by military restrictions that prevented the crew from downlinking clear images showing scores of chipped and broken tiles, ultimately resulted in a flawed analysis on the ground that indicated the crew had nothing to worry about."
via:thepouncer  space  nasa  shuttle  failure  technology 
april 2009 by ignatz
BLACK HOLE ECLIPSE
i have an astro-boner for this
nasa  space  news  blackholes  eclipse  astronomy 
april 2007 by ignatz
NASA - Titan Descent Data Movie with Bells and Whistles - Movie
Why did they make a sped up video of data with 1980s video game music on it?
nasa  video  space  wtf  videogames  music  quicktime  what  visualization  weird 
may 2006 by ignatz
Famous FORTRAN errors
Myth and reality of old school computing problems
fortran  nasa  software  folklore  computers 
july 2005 by ignatz

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