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Re: Apollo 11 - 40th Anniversary today!

PostPosted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:23 pm
by Spaced
That's an nice pic, however it was made 8-)

The other dya the Japanese just sent a new unmanned cargo vessel to ISS. I think it was on Friday or Sat? Seems like everyone wants to supply the space station now!

Re: Apollo 11 - 40th Anniversary today!

PostPosted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:35 pm
by RickLewis
On Wednesday NASA successfully launched an Aries 1 rocket for the first time.

Three days later there is already an excellent and well-illustrated Wikipedia article about the launch:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ares_I-X

Among other things there is a photo of the launch which you can compare with the (presumably) Photoshopped version I posted last month in this thread. Here's the real one:

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