Wow, that’s awesome! Now I’m on a mission to track those camo Jetstars down...
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Some of the footage here features NASA’s SR-71 fitted with the LASRE pod, a half-span test article for a linear aerospike engine. This was a Skunk Works program that related directly to the now-defunct X-33 VentureStar SSTO effort.
Pantheon of Petroleum, If you’re listening, I could really use some supernatural wrench inspiration in my life right now.
Eject eject eject!
A Mitsubishi 4-cylinder 2.3 L turbodiesel was optional during the 1986 model year. If that isn’t future classic status, I don’t know what is.
Into the great wide open...
OSIRIS-REx will collect a sample during a “Touch And Go” maneuver via a mechanism called TAGSAM. The spacecraft will rendezvous with Bennu but will only physically come into contact with the asteroid’s surface for a brief moment.
The next SSBN class (following Ohio-class) will be called Columbia
I was there for QM-2 and it was one of the most profound experiences of my life.
If Earthrace/Ady Gil hadn’t sunk, this would be perfect for a head-to-head comparison test
Ctrl + F: Space Jam
You’re un-greyed. And imagine our frustration when approving every individual comment takes no less than four clicks.
They’re minerals, Marie!
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Thank you! Fixed!
Thank you! I updated the post with this information.