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- Jan 10, 2021
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It's not mere pedantry, and everyone is subject to FAA approval if and whenever they're operating in US airspace.Can't help wondering if the same degree of pedantry would have been applied to a Musk or Bezos mission.
Yes - this would be the highest altitude (crewed mission; apogee farthest outward from the earth's surface) since the Apollo lunar missions.Would that make them the humans to go furthest, since the moon landing?
SOURCE: http://www.astronautix.com/a/astronautstatistics.html1966-07-18 - Gemini 10 - Collins, Young - 763 km apogee orbit
1966-09-14 - Gemini 11 - Conrad, Gordon - 1,372 km apogee orbit
Excellent news!Successful splashdown and recovery of the astronaut tourists.
The entire ambitious mission - the furthest from Earth any human has been since 1972, appears to have gone without a hitch.
FULL STORY: https://www.space.com/inspiration4-spacex-toilet-trouble-in-spaceSpaceX's private Inspiration4 astronauts had some toilet trouble in space
The historic all-civilian SpaceX mission, which launched Sept. 15 and successfully splashed down on Saturday (Sept. 18), went off without a hitch, except for a minor issue with the Dragon's onboard toilet.
"It was very clean mission from start to finish," SpaceX's Benji Reed, who leads human spaceflight programs, said during a post-flight news conference Saturday night. "We had a couple of issues that we worked, we did work something on the Waste Management System, but that was worked [out] fine and, you know, the crew was happy and healthy."
Details are still scarce as to what happened with the space toilet, but the anomaly involved its suction fan, according to Reed. The suction fan is responsible for removing waste products. ...
Scared of flying, but not scared of sitting atop a giant firecracker?William Shatner, due to experience a brief hop into space aboard Bezos' New Shepard capsule some time in October this year, allegedly declined a seat on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space plane, as he was scared of flying.
He also quipped: "I’m interested in man’s march into the unknown but to vomit in space is not my idea of a good time. Neither is a fiery crash with the vomit hovering over me."
Of course he's scared of flying! Haven't you seen ...William Shatner, due to experience a brief hop into space aboard Bezos' New Shepard capsule some time in October this year, allegedly declined a seat on Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space plane, as he was scared of flying. ...
Of course he's scared of flying! Haven't you seen ...
Nightmare at 20,000 Feet
Maybe hes acting...er...hes not that goodWilliam Shatner's brief hop into space is confirmed for 12th October.
Looks like the full enormity of boldly going has just struck him in this photo of him visiting the launch site:
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