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toddbronco2
post Jun 21 2011, 04:35 PM
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post Aug 7 2011, 01:05 PM
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Whose was this idea? Somebody we know here? rolleyes.gif
Bender as "Official Unofficial MSL Mascot" at KSC Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility.
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- toddbronco2   Preparing for launch   Jun 21 2011, 04:35 PM
- - ugordan   Ha!   Jun 21 2011, 04:47 PM
- - KrisK   There are some new pictures in KSC gallery: Insta...   Jun 21 2011, 09:10 PM
- - Oersted   Thx for the pics!   Jun 21 2011, 09:17 PM
- - eoincampbell   Love that Spin Test photo, seems like those engine...   Jun 22 2011, 05:45 AM
- - punkboi   Looks more like those engineers are taking a break...   Jun 22 2011, 05:53 AM
- - KrisK   MSL & Descent stage both arrived at Florida: h...   Jun 23 2011, 08:40 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   -   Jun 23 2011, 09:59 PM
- - nprev   The USAF C-17: When it absolutely, positively, has...   Jun 24 2011, 01:11 AM
- - Oersted   So a lowly fork lift was the first stage of this s...   Jun 27 2011, 12:15 AM
- - nprev   We do all tend to forget the critical importance o...   Jun 27 2011, 12:36 AM
- - KrisK   Unpacking descent stage @ KSC: More: http://med...   Jun 28 2011, 09:07 PM
- - djellison   KrisK - there's no need to embed the images in...   Jun 29 2011, 12:24 AM
- - ElkGroveDan   -   Jun 29 2011, 12:36 AM
- - nprev   RE: Preparing for launch   Jun 29 2011, 01:27 AM
|- - MahFL   I have few of questions about the desent stage thr...   Jun 29 2011, 10:46 AM
|- - centsworth_II   QUOTE (MahFL @ Jun 29 2011, 05:46 AM) I h...   Jun 29 2011, 01:05 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (MahFL @ Jun 29 2011, 03:46 AM) I h...   Jun 29 2011, 01:51 PM
|- - MahFL   It was a wrong assumption by me the thrusters woul...   Jun 29 2011, 02:52 PM
- - paxdan   Yes For stability Lithobraking 100% is the origin...   Jun 29 2011, 11:20 AM
|- - MahFL   I assume safe landing could be made with less than...   Jun 29 2011, 11:29 AM
- - djellison   How could that possibly work anyway - the vehicle ...   Jun 29 2011, 03:05 PM
- - g4ayu   Looks like a lot of activity at the Cape today.   Jul 18 2011, 06:28 PM
- - peter59   Mars Science Laboratory's page is slightly cha...   Jul 29 2011, 07:40 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (peter59 @ Jul 29 2011, 12:40 PM) S...   Jul 29 2011, 08:00 PM
|- - sgendreau   QUOTE (peter59 @ Jul 29 2011, 12:40 PM) S...   Aug 2 2011, 03:37 PM
- - Lewis007   The first and Centaur stages of the Atlas-V rocket...   Aug 2 2011, 07:54 AM
- - Drkskywxlt   Just got to see and stand near MSL's engineeri...   Aug 4 2011, 11:25 PM
- - pospa   Whose was this idea? Somebody we know here? Ben...   Aug 7 2011, 01:05 PM
|- - nprev   QUOTE (pospa @ Aug 7 2011, 05:05 AM) Whos...   Aug 8 2011, 11:36 PM
- - cIclops   Video of Curiosity flight hardware being prepared ...   Aug 8 2011, 04:45 PM
- - pospa   Due to longer tests of EDL phase during August the...   Sep 1 2011, 01:11 PM
- - climber   Atlas stacking underway: http://www.spaceflightnow...   Sep 13 2011, 08:47 PM
- - punkboi   MSL launch prep page now up on the KSC Media Galle...   Oct 5 2011, 06:32 PM
|- - pospa   QUOTE (punkboi @ Oct 5 2011, 08:32 PM) MS...   Oct 6 2011, 08:23 PM
- - Airbag   Some really detailed photos there; thanks for the ...   Oct 6 2011, 06:10 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (Airbag @ Oct 6 2011, 11:10 AM) I w...   Oct 6 2011, 06:32 PM
||- - pospa   QUOTE And, I think the mylar's coming off....p...   Oct 6 2011, 08:07 PM
|- - punkboi   QUOTE (Airbag @ Oct 6 2011, 10:10 AM) And...   Oct 7 2011, 06:56 PM
- - climber   Atlas 5 getting ready: http://www.spaceflightnow.c...   Oct 14 2011, 07:39 PM
- - pospa   All MSL elements assembly (except MMRTG and some c...   Oct 24 2011, 08:14 AM
|- - Oersted   QUOTE (pospa @ Oct 24 2011, 10:14 AM) All...   Oct 25 2011, 08:40 PM
|- - climber   QUOTE (Oersted @ Oct 25 2011, 10:40 PM) S...   Oct 25 2011, 09:02 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (Oersted @ Oct 25 2011, 01:40 PM) S...   Oct 25 2011, 09:27 PM
- - vikingmars   ...And "The Thinker" from Rodin, meditat...   Oct 24 2011, 11:25 AM
|- - john_s   Glad he's wearing a bunny suit over his tradit...   Oct 24 2011, 07:20 PM
- - ilbasso   Hopefully he's not thinking, "Now where d...   Oct 24 2011, 07:50 PM
- - nprev   ....no worries, Jonathon; the tool accountability ...   Oct 25 2011, 01:42 AM
- - Oersted   ah, wauw, thanks for the info.   Oct 26 2011, 01:31 PM
- - eoincampbell   Is the fairing hatch for the MMRTG seen in this vi...   Oct 26 2011, 09:48 PM
- - djellison   I think so.   Oct 26 2011, 11:16 PM
- - pospa   I do not think so. The fairing hatch for the M...   Oct 27 2011, 09:20 AM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (pospa @ Oct 27 2011, 01:20 AM) The...   Oct 27 2011, 02:33 PM
- - punkboi   MSL is now encapsulated by the Atlas V's paylo...   Oct 28 2011, 07:03 AM
- - pospa   MSL payload fairing's got nice NASA & miss...   Nov 4 2011, 08:43 AM
- - pospa   Not sure if this is the best thread to share this ...   Nov 4 2011, 09:01 AM
- - ilbasso   I was within a couple of miles of the launch compl...   Nov 6 2011, 10:15 PM
- - CosmicRocker   NASA to Hold Media Briefing About Mars Rover Launc...   Nov 10 2011, 05:33 AM
- - CosmicRocker   The press conference has apparently been delayed 1...   Nov 10 2011, 06:13 PM
- - djellison   That it was 15 mins 'late' was shared via ...   Nov 10 2011, 07:08 PM
- - Oersted   And here you have the briefing, courtesy of the su...   Nov 10 2011, 10:50 PM
- - Oersted   A question: what is the purpose of the white circu...   Nov 10 2011, 11:06 PM
|- - djellison   QUOTE (Oersted @ Nov 10 2011, 03:06 PM) A...   Nov 11 2011, 12:13 AM
- - CosmicRocker   QUOTE (djellison @ Nov 10 2011, 01:08 PM)...   Nov 11 2011, 12:04 AM
- - Roby72   At which time they will connect the RTGs to the sp...   Nov 11 2011, 05:36 AM
- - djellison   Next week.   Nov 11 2011, 07:29 AM
- - Oersted   Thanks for the info Doug.   Nov 11 2011, 08:31 PM
- - cIclops   Getting ready for launch! http://youtu.be/vmn...   Nov 18 2011, 10:34 AM
- - pospa   MMRTG has been installed yesterday (2011-11-17). T...   Nov 18 2011, 02:00 PM
- - ElkGroveDan   "There must have been some magic in that old ...   Nov 18 2011, 06:18 PM
- - nprev   Very glad that this particular hat is firmly bolte...   Nov 18 2011, 10:38 PM
- - elakdawalla   Launch delay by one day, to replace suspect batte...   Nov 19 2011, 09:32 PM
- - nprev   Glad they caught this fairly early, as such things...   Nov 19 2011, 09:39 PM
|- - ugordan   QUOTE (nprev @ Nov 19 2011, 10:39 PM) Doe...   Nov 19 2011, 10:10 PM
- - Stu   Oh NO!!! I'll be at work! It w...   Nov 19 2011, 09:44 PM
- - Explorer1   It says 'flight termination system battery...   Nov 19 2011, 10:10 PM
- - nprev   Ah. Thanks, guys. For some odd reason that seems ...   Nov 19 2011, 10:31 PM
|- - ugordan   It could be because the requirements for the FTS s...   Nov 19 2011, 10:35 PM
- - nprev   Good point, G. There is a fairly significant metro...   Nov 19 2011, 10:39 PM
- - James Sorenson   Question: After browsing through the KSC Multimedi...   Nov 23 2011, 05:07 AM
- - Oersted   The cooling circuit is surely well-insulated. As f...   Nov 23 2011, 01:01 PM
- - nprev   Not sure of the methods employed, but I'm cert...   Nov 23 2011, 01:17 PM
- - Leither   http://planetaryprotection.nasa.gov/methods/ prov...   Nov 24 2011, 10:03 PM
- - pospa   Another potential planetary protection "issue...   Dec 5 2011, 08:38 AM
- - nprev   No, not at all.   Dec 5 2011, 10:35 AM


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