DailyDirt: Rockets In Small, Medium And Large

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Getting into space doesn't seem like a big deal anymore, especially since there have been so many space missions and even amateur projects that have reached the edge of space. But buying a ticket on Virgin Galactic isn't quite affordable, and the edge of space isn't really the same as going to Mars. Still, it's cool to see more rockets shooting off towards the heavens. By the way, StumbleUpon can also recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 11th, 2011 @ 5:54pm

    http://planetary.org/blog/article/00003213/

    You missed the SpaceX Reusable Vehicle, that will have all 3 parts returning to earth for reuse.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 11th, 2011 @ 6:11pm

     

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    Michael Ho (profile), Oct 11th, 2011 @ 6:32pm

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    Hmm. Including *every* manned space vehicle design would probably be better done on a wiki page.... Not sure if Wikipedia would delete some of these an not notable enough, tho.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 11th, 2011 @ 7:11pm

    Re: Re:

    http://www.gizmag.com/spacex-fully-reusable-launch-system/20033/

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/na tional/elon-musk-says-spacex-will-attempt-to-develop-fully-reusable-space-launch-vehicle/2011/09/29/ gIQAnN9E8K_story.html

    http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/space/rockets/elon-musk-and-spacex- are-launching-a-new-era-of-private-spaceflight

    Gizmag, The Washington Post, Popular Mechanics, Space.com and others reported on it, so I don't see how that is not "notable enough".

    http://www.spacex.com/updates.php

    Besides there is not "every manned space vehicle" just the "reusable vehicles designs" that made a splash news this month.

     

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    Anonymous Coward, Oct 11th, 2011 @ 7:13pm

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    * Besides there is no "every manned space vehicle" just the "reusable vehicles designs" that made a splash news this month.

     

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    Jeremy7600 (profile), Oct 11th, 2011 @ 7:14pm

    I just launched my Estes Amazon that I've had since maybe July on Sunday the 9th. Then today I see the article on Slashdot for the Q&A with Derek Deville. And now this collection on Techdirt! Strange coincidence, for me.

    What a nice way to spend a high 70's day in early October in Western NY.

     

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    wvhillbilly (profile), Oct 12th, 2011 @ 5:03pm

    Monster Rocket

    Senator Bill Nelson called it a "monster rocket" -- and we'll see if a certain cabling company sues over that nickname.


    Oh, they probably will. They have a long history of doing that.

     

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