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by MaxQUSA
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Re: Hello from the uSA

Got a question for you all.....
by MaxQUSA
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:21 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle"
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Re: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle

This one is pretty good too. Inside the command module Apollo 17 - This was the internal conversation Astronauts Cernan, Evans , and Schmitt (not broadcast on TV) Listen to crew at 5:20 start pulling 3 G's then at 5:56 - staging. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t16-KVZ_AJ8" onclick="window.open(this...
by MaxQUSA
Tue Sep 06, 2016 2:01 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle"
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Re: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle

Another favorite video is this part from In The Shadow of the Moon:
The part where Gene Cernan describes the staging is just fantastic.....at 4:12 to 5:25

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ekgwt_J7Ozc

by MaxQUSA
Thu Aug 11, 2016 2:26 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Re: Hello from the uSA

Thanks everyone.
you might want to check out my current building project...

http://www.rocketryforum.com/showthread ... cale/page6
by MaxQUSA
Sat Aug 06, 2016 9:52 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle"
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Re: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle

Most of you have probably seen this documentary, but just in case... The trials and tribulations of designing and constructing the Saturn V. The interviews with these great engineers are really something...how they solved problems along the way, each of those F-1 engines were handcrafted and differe...
by MaxQUSA
Fri Aug 05, 2016 1:46 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle"
Replies: 6
Views: 1405

Re: Apollo 4: "The first flight of a Saturn V launch vehicle

My brother and I had been reading about the Apollo program for years and were patiently waiting for the first Saturn V test flight - given he size of this thing, we knew it was going to be a hell of a show. So when the first flight was finally announced, we set out alarms, and got up early to watch ...
by MaxQUSA
Wed Jul 06, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: New girl on the block needs help
Replies: 52
Views: 6970

Re: New girl on the block needs help

Seeing as everyone is saying to start simple, have a look at the apogee website. They have kits in skill level categories which might be of help in finding a basic kit. +1 n Apogee - I've enjoyed cruising their website, they have some nice introductory links for beginners and their technical newsle...
by MaxQUSA
Wed Jul 06, 2016 2:20 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Re: Hello from the uSA

Welcome to the forum MaxQ FREEDOM!!!! I was born and raised right around the corner from you in Greensboro, NC. Where in VA are you from? That's one heck of a nice looking Little Joe II btw. Did you fly it on a cluster? Happy belated 4th mate. Welcome to the forum. Yes, while I was posting in the l...
by MaxQUSA
Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:46 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Re: Hello from the uSA

Welcome to the forum MaxQUSA. I just had to go and find my photo of the Little Joe II at the Johnson Space Centre, and I must say that is one really nice model that you have there. Did you test the Apollo LES? Thank you and yes, I did have an idle thought at one point to put some small motors in th...
by MaxQUSA
Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:40 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Re: Hello from the uSA

Digit wrote:Welcome to the forum mate, I'm glad some of my fellow rocketeers have already made it look like a mad house :roll:


Heheh....we're all just a tad MAD.....aen't we? :lol:
by MaxQUSA
Wed Jul 06, 2016 1:32 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Re: Hello from the uSA

...snip..... If you are from central or northern Virginia there is a chance you may know some of our buddies in that area, i.e. Jerry O'Sullivan, Mitch Guess, Bill Schworer and, of course, Neil McGilvray and Bob Utley from across the border in MD. Let's not forget to mention the Titan of Terror , C...
by MaxQUSA
Tue Jul 05, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hello from the uSA
Replies: 21
Views: 3598

Hello from the uSA

Was posting on my home forum (The Rocketry Forum) and had some nice comments from you folks "down under", so I thought I'd register and give a big hello from "up over" - Virginia USA. A bit about me.... Started getting into model rocketry back in the early sixties, got back in wh...

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