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ElkGroveDan
post May 25 2008, 11:54 PM
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Successful touchdown


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post May 25 2008, 11:58 PM
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Some peanuts left, anybody ?


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post May 25 2008, 11:59 PM
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thank you Mars for letting this one pass through..


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post May 25 2008, 11:59 PM
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We need an emoticon for tears of joy...wow, just wow is all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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post May 25 2008, 11:59 PM
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QUOTE (ElkGroveDan @ May 26 2008, 01:54 AM) *
Successful touchdown

Absolutely awesome stuff, right by the book!

Did I hear correctly they're saying a quarter of a degree tilt? biggrin.gif


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post May 26 2008, 12:00 AM
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yes, 1/4 degree


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post May 26 2008, 12:01 AM
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Gonna go ahead and call that "flat", then..... smile.gif


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post May 26 2008, 12:01 AM
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Phew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Never doubted it for a second! rolleyes.gif


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post May 26 2008, 12:01 AM
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That was simply amazing, my first live landing on another planet biggrin.gif biggrin.gif

Those last seconds were scary, it went so fast i thought it was going too fast ! That was beautiful cool.gif

Edit : no peanuts here, but i'm eating a Mars bar to celebrate this ! tongue.gif
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post May 26 2008, 12:02 AM
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I suspect the last 100m down were a little longer than in the EDL simulation, isn it ?
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post May 26 2008, 12:02 AM
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I hear ya...I might have to make an appointment with a proctologist tomorrow... blink.gif


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post May 26 2008, 12:03 AM
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259 (!!!) online at UMSF
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post May 26 2008, 12:03 AM
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QUOTE (elakdawalla @ May 26 2008, 02:00 AM) *
yes, 1/4 degree

I hope this is in the South direction biggrin.gif wink.gif


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post May 26 2008, 12:03 AM
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QUOTE (Stu @ May 26 2008, 01:01 AM) *
Phew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Never doubted it for a second! rolleyes.gif



Me too. Did I say 55%? Must have been a typo. I meant 100%. smile.gif
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post May 26 2008, 12:04 AM
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273 Visitors now at UMSF smile.gif ... WOW!


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