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by paperburn1
Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:43 am
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 176
Views: 59589

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

I have been in one or two power plants in my time and 110 meters does not really seem that overly large to me
by paperburn1
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 176
Views: 59589

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Solar? Got trees, snow, you get feet of snow and need heat? On your roof maintenance for suburb, and for cities not enough roof space, and for industry not enough power density or 24 your supply? LOL Imaginary power source. I get a kick out of the so called green proponents. Solar cogeneration is a...
by paperburn1
Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Small Tri Alpha news blurp
Replies: 176
Views: 59589

Re: Small Tri Alpha news blurp

Well, if your goal is to be competitive with coal, you are in trouble because coal power is dead. I’d have to go back and hear their numbers again, but they implied that with current gas prices, they’d have a hard time competing in the US with their initial plants. . Fixed costs combined with lower...
by paperburn1
Wed Jan 09, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 396
Views: 112693

Re: EMC2 news

by paperburn1
Sun Jan 06, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 396
Views: 112693

Re: EMC2 news

Looks like partnering up with China is becoming very problematic https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a25728221/terrapower-china-bill-gates-trump/ My take on the situation Nobody likes americans any more (obvious reasons) and mounting pressure from China to get americans and europeans out...
by paperburn1
Sun Jan 06, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

Or maybe a totally different problem is being fixed by the SS https://www.wired.com/story/a-spacex-delivery-capsule-may-be-contaminating-the-iss/ Edit but the more I read and think about it Nasa might be clipping wings on this new bird. I just read the bracket report and I thing they are so resista...
by paperburn1
Sat Jan 05, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

Or maybe a totally different problem is being fixed by the SS
https://www.wired.com/story/a-spacex-de ... g-the-iss/
by paperburn1
Sat Jan 05, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

I thing all things considered the weight penalty is small. I am under the opinion that this is Nasa driven. I can see the fossils at nasa being afraid of composites because lack of testing and proof, but the 300 series steel is flight proven and used on a lot of vehicles. It does have a well documen...
by paperburn1
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

well is seems it is a technology demonstrator he is building.

https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2019/01/t ... opper.html
by paperburn1
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:32 am
Forum: News
Topic: EMC2 news
Replies: 396
Views: 112693

Re: EMC2 news

Was watching the "Travelers" on net flicks .
They had the general fusion machine as a prop. season 1 episode 2 35 minute mark.
by paperburn1
Sun Dec 23, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

Up Up and Awayyyyy...
by paperburn1
Sat Dec 22, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

SpaceX is standing down from Saturday's launch attempt due to strong upper level winds.
decided to play kerbal space instead.... :?

We are now targeting December 23rd for launch of the United States
by paperburn1
Fri Dec 21, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: General
Topic: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump
Replies: 950
Views: 118819

Re: Sell The Whitehouse to Trump

Reconciliation (nuclear option) is a legislative process of the United States Congress that allows expedited passage of certain budgetary legislation on spending, revenues, and the federal debt limit with a simple majority vote in both the House (218 votes) and Senate (51 votes). Senate rules prohib...
by paperburn1
Wed Dec 19, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

To bad it is not a night launch, it would make a nice show for the east coast :(
by paperburn1
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: News
Topic: SpaceX News
Replies: 2230
Views: 341800

Re: SpaceX News

GPS 3-1 goes up today courtesy of a one way Block 5. I wonder if they will try a landing sequence at sea for data collection. Apparently this one is going up hot due to the delivery energy requirement, and thus is deemed not landable. Interesting given it is going to a HEO profile. Maybe they just ...

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