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Return to the moon

Postby yy2bggggs » Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:31 pm UTC

You want to watch the youtube version if your attention span is short; otherwise, click the "Return to the moon" link (which takes a while to download).

http://www.nasawatch.com/archives/2007/ ... ler_r.html

This is beyond hollywood.

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Postby fjafjan » Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:38 pm UTC

Moon Colony?
Fuck yes
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Re: Return to the moon

Postby SpitValve » Tue Apr 24, 2007 11:50 pm UTC

yy2bggggs wrote:You want to watch the youtube version if your attention span is short; otherwise, click the "Return to the moon" link (which takes a while to download).


This is what happens if you try to search for it on Youtube...

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Re: Return to the moon

Postby yy2bggggs » Wed Apr 25, 2007 1:42 am UTC

SpitValve wrote:This is what happens if you try to search for it on Youtube...

Why search when you have the link? (embedded Youtube is right on the page).

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Postby spacermase » Wed Apr 25, 2007 2:55 am UTC

...*Drool*

Me wanty!
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Postby lowbrass » Wed Apr 25, 2007 6:05 am UTC

Haha, nice. I didn't know the NASA simulation movies could be made to look that good. The CEV (the thing that you see approaching the moon with the lander) is pretty much just like a big Apollo capsule. One of my friends just got a job at Lockheed working on that thing.

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Postby cmacis » Wed Apr 25, 2007 3:45 pm UTC

My heart sank the first time I discovered that we didn't actually have the ability to go to the moon any more. Even the designs for the old Saturns were lost. :(

Then again, is it the right thing to be putting a lot of money into right now?

On the other hand, I will be very upset if there isn't a lunar colony by the end of my life.
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Postby pixelfehler » Wed Apr 25, 2007 10:12 pm UTC

Moon - "the ultimate high ground" as it was described in the cold war. I wonder what a role science (apart from the "get us up there") plays in this 2nd moon race. But at least Horray China! for re-kindling the interest.

(P.S.: Err, somewhat pathetic movie imo.)
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