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March 24, 2021

Not just SpaceX

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 1:21 pm
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Rocket Lab is racking up some impressive statistics for its space launch business. Good. The more private companies we have doing this the better chance we’ll get out there sooner and we;; ahead of our national competitors. (Post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

December 22, 2020

Its not just SpaceX

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 5:13 pm
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Rocket Lab just launched a Japanese earth imaging satellite from New Zealand. This is their seventh successful launch this year. Story here. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

August 10, 2020

A good idea

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 8:25 am
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This is a very good idea, and is in the interests of all the countries involved, as well as the United States.

January 15, 2019

Resin Texan

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 6:06 pm
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Grand Models ( a new company to me) has announced a resin Texan T Mk 1. (the modern aircraft, not the WWII trainer.)  Markings will be for the RAF, RCAF and RNZAF.

October 10, 2016

Modeling news

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:09 am
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I’ve always wanted to do a Do-23.  Now there will be a chance.

Also, cool decals.

June 2, 2015

Have you seen this?

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 9:08 am
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Pretty impressive diorama.  Usually big dioramas fall down on the details, but this one looks pretty good.

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