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April 9, 2020

MiG-17 OMG

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:18 pm
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Guys, fair warning. I have fallen down the rabbit hole on the new Airfix MiG-17.  I apologize, but a lot of MiG-17 posts are coming, starting with a deep, deep dive on the 400L drop tanks.  Feel free to mute this if it gets too obnoxious.

SR-72

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:58 am
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There has been talk of an SR-72 for years.  I am not sure that it is anything more than talk at this point.

April 8, 2020

This is obviously fake

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:58 am
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Story here.

Why is NASA so slow?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 8:37 am
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By the time they get to the moon, Elon Musk will be building factories up there. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

April 7, 2020

SpaceX Starship users guide

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:51 pm
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Story here.  Whatever you think, Elon Musk is certainly ambitious, and that is required to get our morbid space program moving forward again. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

Another close call

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:25 am
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Story here.  We need to be more vigilant. ( post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

An interstellar comet breaks apart

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:26 am
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Story here.  Each little bit we observe will teach us more about what is out there. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

April 6, 2020

Plastic Model Mojo Episode 9

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 3:42 pm
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Its out now, thanks to Mike’s efforts.  Listen here.

Wow, that is old

Filed under: General — dknights @ 10:49 am
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A nearly 400 year old shark.  That is pretty amazing.

Screw the CCP

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 5:22 am
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Story here.

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