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T+ 395 Days 21 Hours 52 Minutes 19 Seconds

Posted 03-09-2016 at 12:01 AM by Dantassii
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Mission #2 for SSTV 01 is now completed with the docking at the N-Port of the Lunar Station. The M-Port is currently occupied by the SSTV 02 which is nearing completion.

After docking with the Lunar Station, a complete review of the 5 damaged EHEs will be performed. Initial pictures taken from the station show damage similar to that experienced by Apollo 13 when its O2 tank exploded.. but on a much larger scale. Before SSTV 02 leaves for Pluto, a more extensive round of long duration...
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T+ 394 Days Engineering Log

Posted 03-07-2016 at 11:00 AM by Dantassii
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Our Lunar Orbit insertion burn was performed using a combination of 8 EHEs over the course of 2 hours. It was decided not to use any EHE for more than 30 minutes at a time for a long duration burn. Exactly why our EHEs failed during the Earth Closest Approach burn is still under investigation but preliminary analysis shows that the initial 4 EHEs overheated during the long burn and this caused some sort of explosive event which caused damage to nearby EHEs. This information will be critical to know...
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T+ 392 Days Engineering Log

Posted 03-05-2016 at 10:36 AM by Dantassii
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Early this morning we made our closest approach to Earth and with it our Earth Capture burn. This was by far the longest EHE burn of this mission and we had a few issues with 2 of the 4 EHEs chosen for the burn. We were only able to complete the burn by switching to alternate EHEs in mid burn. Currently we have 5 EHEs out of 17 unavailable for future use in this mission due to damage caused by the 2 EHEs failing. Determining exactly what damage was caused and how to fix it will have to wait until...
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The easiest things to do...

Posted 03-04-2016 at 10:51 PM by SolarLiner (SolarLiner's Blog)

... Are the hardest to compute. And that truth hit me hard. So hard when I went to the barber the other day, she had a look at my hair and said "Whoa, you're losing your hair already, baldness is getting to you!" (true story). The thing was I knew that already. Because that thing made me pull my hair out.


That thing, is Tile Maker. It's an idea I have over a year and a half ago, that I started coding,...
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Linux + ZFS

Posted 02-25-2016 at 07:26 PM by Lisias

Preamble
I can't find a more convenient and relevant place to save this article than here, on the other hand given the results of the last Forum thread I was involved about the issue, I'm reluctant to do it openly in a way that would trigger another flame-fest.

So this post will be blocked from comments, and I will not engage in any public discussion about the matter.

The issue
Apparently, there's a licensing issue on the planned ZFS support for Ubuntu....
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