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Space shuttle transport!

mei 25, 2009

After the return of space shuttle Atlantis, it has to be transported back to Kennedy Space Center in Florida! This will be done with a Shuttle Carrier Aircraft or SCA, which are essentially two heavily modified Boeing 747 airliners – one being a 747-100 and the other is a shorter range 747-100SR. The Space Shuttle is attached to the top of the SCA using Mate-Demate Devices, which are large structures used to hoist the orbiter from the ground.

During early tests of using SCA as a transport vehicle for the Shuttle, the Shuttle was released from the SCA during a flight at over 30,000 feet and the Shuttle was able to glide down for a successful landing on its own without any engines powered.

The SCA has a maximum takeoff weight of 710,000 lbs, has a length of 231 feet and a wingspan of 195 feet.

In about a week the Shuttle will have returned to Florida where it will be prepared for its next mission, the STS-129. The STS-129 shuttle mission is scheduled for November of 2009 and will be used to deliver components including two spare gyroscopes, two nitrogen tank assemblies, two pump modules, an ammonia tank assembly and a spare latching end effector for the station’s robotic arm to the International Space Station.

The next Space Shuttle flight, mission STS-127, is scheduled currently for June 13th 2009 for a 7:17AM launch time – weather permitting. The mission will deliver Timothy L. Kopra to the station as a flight engineer and science officer and return Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata to Earth. Hurley, Cassidy, Marshburn and Kopra will be making their first trips to space. The Endeavor Shuttle will also deliver the Kibo Japanese Experiment Module Exposed Facility and Experiment Logistics Module Exposed Section to the International Space Station.

The facility will provide a type of “front porch” for experiments in the exposed environment, and a robotic arm that will be attached to the Kibo Pressurized Module and used to position experiments outside the station. The mission will include five spacewalks.

Source: techfragments


Germans on the darkside of the moon?

mei 12, 2009

If you have read one of my first blog entry on this side, you know that there is a talk about a alien moonbase on the darkside of the moon. If you don’t believe me, google for it. In fact there are serveral storys on the internet about a german base on the moon, it was created during the second world war. Again if you don’t believe me, read the story here!

Of course it is speculation, but if you look at the story’s I find…. the question is Why aren’t we going to the moon over and over again?

Well Iron Sky knows why.. Play the movie and you know why we don’t go to the moon.

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But really, the story’s on internet are many to find and if you’re open to it, and taking in account that there are things not told to us, it really makes you think… what is at the dark side of the moon!

More story’s about a moonbase on the darkside here:

About NASA airbrushing out the pictures they make:

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Or this one:

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Alien Moon base ? Are we getting the whole truth?

april 30, 2009

Alien Moon base ? Are we getting the whole truth?

In a recent news gathering I found out that NASA is going to get cold feet of placing a base on the moon.

So I went and seached the web, and I found some distrubing information, look at the video:

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Well explain this then? Is it fake or not?