News SpaceX Launch and Landin, 1:42

Discussion in 'The Howard Stern Show' started by The Butler, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. The Butler

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    You can't even see the rocket for the fog. Probably won't get to see the landing.
     
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    They are going to try landing on the barge right?
     
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    That is a lot of fog
     
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    Here we go!
     
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    of course there was a "feed problems" on the landing on the barge.
     
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    stuck the landing but one of the locking mechanisms on the landing legs didn't latch so over it went. they think maybe ice from the foggy
     
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    I wonder if the barge is manned. I wouldn't want to be on it if the rocket heads to it the other way.
     
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    That was the latest?
     
  12. One Fat Vegan

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    It's not, it's a "drone ship" apparently. Which is cool as fuck. I so hope they get this down.
     
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    Any idea why they name the drone ships such odd things. This last one was called "Just follow the directions" And one of the last ones was called "Of Course I Still Love You" Are they supposed to be messagess to the rockets or something!!??

    Awesome stuff none the less, no matter how you cut it!
     
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    1/17/2016

    it was a dang foggy day

     
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    I don't have time for this bullshit. I've got my own troubles trying to design a Pinewood Derby car
     
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    I had heard he names ships after science fiction books by Ian M. Banks, "The Culture Series." In those books ships are sentient, name themselves, and have very goofy names. The author died so he named them in honor of him.
     
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    Big Deal, I went to Mars.