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    Default Boeing Starliner Lifts Off

    Had a failure after liftoff, so it won't reach the space station...........

    The fact that there's a highway to hell and a stairway to heaven says a lot about the anticipated traffic flow.

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    Guess that's what happens when You take a 737, strip the wings off, attach some boosters in their place and shove a rocket motor up it's arse.

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    This why they test these things, good thing this didn't happen after the thing was fully loaded and in space...... It might be something simple to fix, I wrote a program years ago, that failed at end of month, only because I missed a fullstop at the end of a line. Took me several days to find that one.
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    Hmmm... who are we going to trust, Boeing or Musk?

    I have a crazy crave that I want to die in space (when it is time).
    As I will never be able to enter a black hole, I want to become space junk
    ...and then be recycled in 3001 when most humans have become extinct.

    So now back my question again...
    This era of thoughtless consumption must end so we can encourage a world of creative geniuses rather than consumer idiots.


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    Who gives a sh!t about trust. I welcome all this development. Testing is what weeds out the problems.
    The fact that there's a highway to hell and a stairway to heaven says a lot about the anticipated traffic flow.

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    Oh, you are too serious.
    ...but TRUST is still a big thing. When it comes to the 737 MAX that has not worked so well for Boeing although it was trailed and tested and allegedly simple to fix.

    I say you are always going to need a lot of trust sitting on top of all that MOX required to enter space.
    This era of thoughtless consumption must end so we can encourage a world of creative geniuses rather than consumer idiots.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Fester View Post
    Oh, you are too serious.
    ...but TRUST is still a big thing. When it comes to the 737 MAX that has not worked so well for Boeing although it was trailed and tested and allegedly simple to fix.

    I say you are always going to need a lot of trust sitting on top of all that MOX required to enter space.
    a big hot air balloon will get it off the ground
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    Quote Originally Posted by hinekadon View Post
    a big hot air balloon will get it off the ground
    Yeah, get Musk to talk into it.....It'll inflate and lift off soon enough.
    The fact that there's a highway to hell and a stairway to heaven says a lot about the anticipated traffic flow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by enf View Post
    Yeah, get Musk to talk into it.....It'll inflate and lift off soon enough.
    Inflate... Probably Burst but lift off? If it does, it will be at very least a year late and more likely 2 and it will definitely be over the price point original touted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Uncle Fester View Post

    I say you are always going to need a lot of trust sitting on top of all that MOX required to enter space.
    With a machine as complicated as a rocket, I think the things going to plan is more good luck than anything else.
    As they say with complete truth, Built by the lowest Bidder.

    I would like to see one lift off though, definitely a bucket list entry. I watch Videos of them now and then and you can hear the way they tear the air apart.
    I have heard jet fighters on full afterburner up close doing a similar thing but I can't imagine how exponential the effect must be with a rocket.
    Would make the fighter look like a candle.

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    John Young put it simply before he and Bob Crippen climbed into the shuttle for the first time...."anyone who isn't apprehensive about climbing aboard a first time flight of a liquid oxygen/hydrogen rocket just doesn't understand the problem."
    The fact that there's a highway to hell and a stairway to heaven says a lot about the anticipated traffic flow.

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