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The 1-G Spaceship

Posted 06-13-2009 at 08:50 PM by flaugher

I'm starting this blog to (mostly) remind myself where I am with progress toward building a 1-G spaceship. I'm just beginning to learn how to use Anim8tor and not very good at it yet.

What I want to create is a saucer-type ship whose main engines and navigation systems are oriented straight UP rather than forward. The reason for his is that I believe this WILL be the way our next generation of spaceships operate, when we have achieved 1-G acceleration capability, which I think MAY...
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SX-DC 002

Posted 06-11-2009 at 10:45 PM by zerofay32
Updated 06-29-2009 at 05:43 PM by zerofay32

20 November 2010

The stage is set for the next mission to Space Station Freedom. Space X will be conducting the launch of their second Drangon flight to the SSF. The flight, designated SX-DC 002, will deliver supplies to the station that will be needed in the coming months. All of KSC's staff is working hard to get the remaining flights for 2010 launched on time. By doing so, NASA will be able to focus all of its attention to the launch of Skylab II in January. For the remainder of...
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New Release for the MAP

Posted 06-08-2009 at 01:21 PM by tofitouf (Work in progress)

At last I've posted a new release of my 3D Galactic map.

Load and save feature is now complete, many bugs are corrected, Orbit information can be shown...
But.... still many things to do. and not of the less important.
The interface hasn't change since v0.2. And I know I have to. it is planned for next release, filtering of shown object too, centring on Pe and Ae too...........



stay in tune my friends.
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A new dream for 2011. APEXSET's beginnings.

Posted 06-07-2009 at 04:01 AM by Jupiter
Updated 04-05-2011 at 10:10 PM by Jupiter (Company renamed, new social/technological targets to pursue)

Established in December 2008, APEXSET was originally named Aerospace Payloads International Corporation (APIC), until the new name change on January 1, 2011, along with the companies primary objectives.

APEXSET, an international engineering firm based in Australia, originally was a contractor for aerospace projects, until 2011, when APEXSET switched to innovation by funding aerospace research and development, including joint endeavours between agencies/businesses and pioneering new...
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STS-202

Posted 06-05-2009 at 10:07 PM by zerofay32
Updated 06-12-2009 at 04:47 AM by zerofay32

30 October 2010

STS-202 is underway after a successfull launch from Vandenburg. The crew is performing Post Insertion tasks and is getting prepared for the deployment of the ESIS.

UPDATE 1 November:
The ESIS boom has been deployed and the crew is preparing to activate the scaning program.

UPDATE:
Scaning has now begun. The crew will work in two 12 hour shifts so that scaning will continue 24 hours a day for the duration of the flight.
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