SPACE SHUTTLE LANDS FOR FINAL TIME

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  1. lostdwarf
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    lostdwarf GBAtemp Maniac

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  2. KingVamp

    KingVamp Great... AETHER!

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    I guess the program will restart when I have kids. [​IMG]

    But seriously for some reason I actually feel sad about it...
     
  3. Qtis

    Qtis Grey Knight Inquisitor

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    Nuclear shuttles anyone? [​IMG]

    It's a pity that it ends, but I guess another type of method to get to space is/was bound to take its place..


    -Qtis
     
  4. AlanJohn

    AlanJohn くたばれ

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    WHY?!?!
    WHY CAN'T AMERICA JUST SPEND A TRILLION MORE DOLLORS TO SEND SOME PEOPLE IN SPACE?!?!?
    [​IMG]
     
  5. lostdwarf
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    http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2032...-delivered.html
    http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg2032...-delivered.html
    spacex's falcon 9 rocket is the replacement vehicle. It will dock with the space station in september and possibly supply it with water and food.

    also on another note...
    it turns out russia went one better than USA with their own version of the spaceshuttle which was more reliable, lighter, and could reach other worlds!
    http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn2066...than-nasas.html

    I think the future looks very good with falcon 9.
     
  6. Pong20302000

    Pong20302000 making notes on everything

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    we need to get off this rock

    Aliens wont take us seriously like look at them all tech'd up
    but there stuff on there over populated rock
     
  7. ferofax

    ferofax End of the World

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    we need to start researching how to colonize planets in this galaxy too, hopefully before the next inter-galactic council convenes and votes the Alkari as Master of the Universe.

    or before Vogons disintegrate the Earth to make way for an Intergalactic Highway.
     
  8. Bladexdsl

    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    hurry up and invent warp drive in my lifetime (unlikely...)
     
  9. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

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    This is pretty disappointing.

    NASA's funding sucks. In case you didn't know, the US Army’s A/C bill in Iraq is greater than the entire NASA budget. The US government is better off funding NASA more than the army. NASA has come up with many more scientific breakthroughs than the army.
     
  10. misssmk

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    Very disappointing and sad.