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Enterprise at SLC-6, Vandenberg, CA - 1985

Posted 01-10-2011 at 06:00 PM by orb

Prior to the Challenger disaster, the Department of Defense planned to launch the Shuttle from the U.S. West Coast, Space Launch Complex 6, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, on military Space Shuttle missions, but that was scrapped after the STS-51-L tragedy in 1986.

Spaceflight Now posted some neat photos in seven galleries, of the prototype Space Shuttle Enterprise (OV-101) in Vandenber's Orbiter Maintenance and Checkout Facility hangar, and standing assembled with external...
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My experience with the "Award winning" Freeware YSFlight Part 1

Posted 05-29-2009 at 02:13 AM by Seb

Welcome to a Seb game review!

Since this post contains lots of images, it'll spread over two blogs.

Today I will be reviewing "YSFlight"

After hearing much speculation about this supposedly great flight simulator and being declared "better than orbiter or fsx" I decided to download this game and give it a try.

Boy was I not disappointed.

So I navigated across the amazingly well designed website and downloaded...
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SainSmart InstaBots Upright Rover Kit

Posted 09-11-2015 at 07:50 AM by Notebook
Updated 09-12-2015 at 09:25 AM by Notebook (added picture)

http://www.sainsmart.com/sainsmart-b...robot-kit.html

New Blog!

Not directly Orbiter related, but close.
I'm interested in control systems and servos, so I thought I'd build this and get into PID in software/hardware.

It will take as long as it takes, and I'll post some pics and progress here. Haven't got all the bits to start yet, my soldering-iron is long lost...

Starting point:
http://s89.photobucket.com/user/Note...sa3jh.jpg.html...
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El gran viaje, capítulo 3

Posted 06-07-2010 at 11:17 AM by Hispa
Updated 06-07-2010 at 12:05 PM by Hispa



Después de varios días de despegues, maniobras orbitales y trabajos de ingeniería en las nuevas barquillas de carga de la Libertad, la última de las naves se ha acoplado con éxito a la nave nodriza. El próximo destino es la Luna, donde se ensayará la construcción de una base permanente habitada por dos astronautas. Este viaje a las cercanías de la Tierra permitirá comprobar el funcionamiento y la...
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