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Postby Luziyca » Wed May 22, 2019 7:20 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Yeah, five years from now.

I am betting my life savings that Mars One will actually land on Mars before NASA establishes a moon base in 2024. That's how certain I am.
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 7:21 am

Luziyca wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Yeah, five years from now.

I am betting my life savings that Mars One will actually land on Mars before NASA establishes a moon base in 2024. That's how certain I am.

Still, at least they have a plan.
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Postby Luziyca » Wed May 22, 2019 7:23 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
Luziyca wrote:Yeah, five years from now.

I am betting my life savings that Mars One will actually land on Mars before NASA establishes a moon base in 2024. That's how certain I am.

Still, at least they have a plan.

So did Mars One before they went bankrupt.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed May 22, 2019 7:47 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 8:07 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.


Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 8:08 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.


Trump is a billionaire, and he is indirectly in charge of NASA.

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Postby Heloin » Wed May 22, 2019 8:34 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.

Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.

It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.
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Postby The Free Joy State » Wed May 22, 2019 8:35 am

Heloin wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.

It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

Half? They're taking a pay-cut?
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Postby Heloin » Wed May 22, 2019 8:43 am

The Free Joy State wrote:
Heloin wrote:It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

Half? They're taking a pay-cut?

Turns out space flight is expensive, even after they cut down on cost by outsourcing the rocket manufacturing to a firm in Bangladesh.
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Postby The Free Joy State » Wed May 22, 2019 8:57 am

Heloin wrote:
The Free Joy State wrote:Half? They're taking a pay-cut?

Turns out space flight is expensive, even after they cut down on cost by outsourcing the rocket manufacturing to a firm in Bangladesh.

Should we launch a charity fundraising campaign for them? It sounds like they're suffering.
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 9:18 am

The blAAtschApen wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:NASA has plans for a lunar base. This makes me happy.


Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?

Yes, I am over the Moon. :)
I am an American Christian male who is interested in various things, like SF, classic rock, guns, space travel, military history, and video games (Nintendo/retro). Franchises I like include Star Wars, Star Trek, and Transformers. #freekyle
Quotes
"The universe did never make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract."
-Robert Heinlein

"Affordability
Suitability (.22LR for squirrels, bigger .22s for long range little things, and big-bore for legal hunting reasons, etc)
Ammunition supply-chain (6.5x55 Swede and .303 British, although available, isn't exactly everywhere)
If it's ugly, uncomfortable, and can't shoot straight, but it accomplishes the above, then it's either a Mosin of a Hi-Point."
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Postby Heloin » Wed May 22, 2019 9:35 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?

Yes, I am over the Moon. :)

Impressive. NASA gave the timetable as 2024 but you're already there. Science is amazing.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed May 22, 2019 9:43 am

Heloin wrote:
Ethel mermania wrote:Waste of time and money. Let the billionaires do it. They will get there faster and cheaper than NASA ever could.

It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

They are doing it for so much more than money, theybare doing it for self gratification.
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 9:55 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Does it merely make you just mildly happy, or are you over the moon?

Yes, I am over the Moon. :)


Then you overshot and have to return.
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain
Silent is an anagram of listen.
Male. Please address me as 'he'.
Blaat - all fluff, all action
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 10:00 am

The blAAtschApen wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:Yes, I am over the Moon. :)


Then you overshot and have to return.

Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.
I am an American Christian male who is interested in various things, like SF, classic rock, guns, space travel, military history, and video games (Nintendo/retro). Franchises I like include Star Wars, Star Trek, and Transformers. #freekyle
Quotes
"The universe did never make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract."
-Robert Heinlein

"Affordability
Suitability (.22LR for squirrels, bigger .22s for long range little things, and big-bore for legal hunting reasons, etc)
Ammunition supply-chain (6.5x55 Swede and .303 British, although available, isn't exactly everywhere)
If it's ugly, uncomfortable, and can't shoot straight, but it accomplishes the above, then it's either a Mosin of a Hi-Point."
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 10:03 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Then you overshot and have to return.

Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.


Great, that means that you will return, but miss by some margin :)
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Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain
Silent is an anagram of listen.
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Blaat - all fluff, all action
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Postby Dumb Ideologies » Wed May 22, 2019 10:04 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:
The blAAtschApen wrote:
Then you overshot and have to return.

Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.


Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.
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Postby Ethel mermania » Wed May 22, 2019 10:08 am

Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:Actually, that would probably put me into orbit.


Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.


The loss of a R is a hell of a thing.
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Postby Farnhamia » Wed May 22, 2019 10:11 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.


The loss of a R is a hell of a thing.

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Postby West Leas Oros 2 » Wed May 22, 2019 10:11 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Heloin wrote:It'll cost the exact same but half the budget will go to executive bonuses.

They are doing it for so much more than money, theybare doing it for self gratification.

I thought they were doing it to get a foothold in the lucrative lunar market
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 10:51 am

Ethel mermania wrote:
Dumb Ideologies wrote:
Unless you're in a spacecraft that positioning is likely to put you in tomorrow's obits.


The loss of a R is a hell of a thing.


Yeah, now we're stuck in PG-13 :(
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Behind the invisible hand of the market hides the iron fist of the state.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain
Silent is an anagram of listen.
Male. Please address me as 'he'.
Blaat - all fluff, all action
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 11:28 am

I finally got that job interview arranged, after spending 15 minutes listening to purgatory hold music.
I am an American Christian male who is interested in various things, like SF, classic rock, guns, space travel, military history, and video games (Nintendo/retro). Franchises I like include Star Wars, Star Trek, and Transformers. #freekyle
Quotes
"The universe did never make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract."
-Robert Heinlein

"Affordability
Suitability (.22LR for squirrels, bigger .22s for long range little things, and big-bore for legal hunting reasons, etc)
Ammunition supply-chain (6.5x55 Swede and .303 British, although available, isn't exactly everywhere)
If it's ugly, uncomfortable, and can't shoot straight, but it accomplishes the above, then it's either a Mosin of a Hi-Point."
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Postby The Blaatschapen » Wed May 22, 2019 11:31 am

Pax Nerdvana wrote:I finally got that job interview arranged, after spending 15 minutes listening to purgatory hold music.


Purgatory is only a bit longer than three minutes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th16vNh5HDw
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Heaven is other people
Behind the invisible hand of the market hides the iron fist of the state.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect - Mark Twain
Silent is an anagram of listen.
Male. Please address me as 'he'.
Blaat - all fluff, all action
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Postby Pax Nerdvana » Wed May 22, 2019 11:45 am

The blAAtschApen wrote:
Pax Nerdvana wrote:I finally got that job interview arranged, after spending 15 minutes listening to purgatory hold music.


Purgatory is only a bit longer than three minutes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Th16vNh5HDw

The company must've been looping it than.
I am an American Christian male who is interested in various things, like SF, classic rock, guns, space travel, military history, and video games (Nintendo/retro). Franchises I like include Star Wars, Star Trek, and Transformers. #freekyle
Quotes
"The universe did never make sense; I suspect it was built on government contract."
-Robert Heinlein

"Affordability
Suitability (.22LR for squirrels, bigger .22s for long range little things, and big-bore for legal hunting reasons, etc)
Ammunition supply-chain (6.5x55 Swede and .303 British, although available, isn't exactly everywhere)
If it's ugly, uncomfortable, and can't shoot straight, but it accomplishes the above, then it's either a Mosin of a Hi-Point."
-Hurtful Thoughts on stuff you want in a gun

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I may be driving my brain crazier than I’ve already driven it with listening to Scottish mouth music every day. But this is the only way to achieve this damn Gaelic pronunciation. Causing my brain to go haywire. ;_;
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