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  1. Just a couple hours until SpaceX launches 60-satellites on one rocket, weather permitting.  This is the first of many such launches for the Starlink constellation of satellites.  The company's FCC license requires at least  4,400 satellites to be put in orbit in the next 6 years, and the final Starlink constellation is planned to have around 12,000 satellites total.  😮   

    For the math challenged:

    4,400 satellites in the next 6 years is 61 satellites per month every month for the next 72 months. 

    12,000 satellites would be 200 launches of 60 satellites each.

     

  2. Just a couple hours until SpaceX launches 60-satellites on one rocket, weather permitting.  This is the first of many such launches for the Starlink constellation of satellites.  The company's FCC license requires at least  4,400 satellites to be put in orbit in the next 6 years, and the final Starlink constellation is planned to have around 12,000 satellites total.  😮   

    For the math challenged:

    4,400 satellites in the next 6 years is 61 satellites per month every month for the next 72 months. 

    12,000 satellites would be 200 launches of 60 satellites each.

     

  3. Just a couple hours until SpaceX launches 60-satellites on one rocket, weather permitting.  This is the first of many such launches for the Starlink constellation of satellites.  The company's FCC license requires at least  4,400 satellites to be put in orbit in the next 6 years, and the final Starlink constellation is planned to have around 12,000 satellites total.  😮   

    For the math challenged:

    4,400 satellites in the next 6 years is 61 satellites per month every month for the next 72 months. 

    12,000 satellites would be 200 launches of 60 satellites each.

     

  4. This.  So much this...

     

  5. This.  So much this...

     

  6. This.  So much this...

     

  7. Just added Houkago no Pleiades to my queue at someone's recommendation based on my liking of Rocket Girls.  Looks "softer" (in SF terms) than I'd like, but we'll see.

     

  8. darn, spilled water on keyboard, now it doesn't work

  9. When greeting cards get to real...

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  10. I saw your quest.

    Have you seen the Appleseed movie? I heard it was a good sci-fi.

    I really enjoyed Ergo Proxy too. Have you seen it yet?

  11. Ever since last week when I searched youtube for Beat Saber clips YT has been "suggesting" more, and dang if I'm not clicking on them.

    Latest find..
     

     

  12. seems you were right about that darn article 13

    https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47933530

    Now let's wait and see if and how they actually enforce it. If they take it literally, then I guess almost no more memes or youtube videos in the EU.

  13. Geez a lot of people I knew back in highschool are getting married or having kids already. I thought I'd at least turn 20 before everyone I knew got married. It seems like I'm the only one how hasn't changed. I'm stuck at about age 14 both mentally and physically I guess. Atleast winter is over. I went to the park last weekend. This week I'm going to try and go to a battle of the bands at my school. Hopefully no mishaps happen. 😅 Maybe this will help me think of something for a poem.

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  14. I agree fully with him on this matter. It is very much a destruction of art among other things.

     

  15. The glamorous world of "realtime" space flight operations: manually copying a bunch of (year) 2004 data from a bunch of DVDs back onto the system for the SPITZER project (aka SIRTF).

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    (For those wondering.. yes, that's linux.. Gnome, CentOS 7, kernel 3.10, on generic Dell/x86_64.  Not exactly cutting edge, but it gets the job done.)

  16. It is that itchy-eyed, runny-nose, yellow-tinged time of the year again here in SoCal..  <achoo!>

     

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  17. I just got back from an comic book convention. Here are some of pictures from it. I wore a blue Kimono and it was really embarrassing. 😖 People said I was cute; and asked to take pictures with me, I felt silly. Oh well, now  I have a ton of studying to do for stupid test. I got a bunch of comics as well. I keep distracting myself from school. The lemon thing at the bottom is a yummy lemon crape.  

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  18. https://www.animenewsnetwork.com/new...s-unit/.144220

    "Global Kids & Young Adults Unit" huh. Way to make me feel old, ***holes laugh_laughing.gif
    Also speaks to the fact that for as long as it's been around and it's popularity, American companies still consider anime "kid's stuff"

  19. USB standards just got way way worse this is so not dope. ehhhh

     

  20. It is snowing at Goldstone (California desert)!

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  21. It is snowing at Goldstone (California desert)!

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  22. It is snowing at Goldstone (California desert)!

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  23. Looks like that's it for the Opportunity Mars rover.  Not a bad way to go though... taken out by a global dust storm - the biggest ever recorded - 15 years into a 90-day mission.

  24. Looks like that's it for the Opportunity Mars rover.  Not a bad way to go though... taken out by a global dust storm - the biggest ever recorded - 15 years into a 90-day mission.

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