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by OverTheTop
Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: New member from Newcastle nsw
Replies: 3
Views: 66

Re: New member from Newcastle nsw

Welcome to the forum Jacob!
by OverTheTop
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: How to's
Topic: Building a CF Tube
Replies: 25
Views: 1388

Re: Building a CF Tube

Nice work on this! 8)
by OverTheTop
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Arnhem Space Centre
Replies: 25
Views: 3941

Re: Arnhem Space Centre

Welcome to the forum Baron. I am sure you will enjoy your time down here. We look forward to seeing what happens up in the NT. FYI, when visiting, there are some great things to see around the NT. Darwin is a nice little city. Some interesting history there. If you get down to Katherine Gorge it is ...
by OverTheTop
Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Apollo 11 Realtime "Live" Mission Video/Audio
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Apollo 11 Realtime "Live" Mission Video/Audio

In case anyone has missed this, here is a nice "live" version of the Apollo 11 mission (audio/video), run in realtime, but 50 years shifted:



It is something you can have on a spare screen while you work away on your PC.

Share and Enjoy!

Stewart
by OverTheTop
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: APOLLO 11 (Official Trailer)
Replies: 5
Views: 976

Re: APOLLO 11 (Official Trailer)

It is opening at the Palace Balwyn in Melbourne on Thursday 18th July. I would highly recommend this cinema. Really nice and you can get a wine, coffee, cocktail or beer to have during the movies. Very civilised.
by OverTheTop
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: The twilight years?
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: The twilight years?

This should be a entertaining thread!!! 8) :D
by OverTheTop
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: The Westall Incident: UFO in Melbourne, 1966
Replies: 1
Views: 46

The Westall Incident: UFO in Melbourne, 1966

Current news article on the "Westall Incident" where a UFO landed in Melbourne suburb in 1966. I used to work with a guy who was at the school at the time. I had never heard about it until he was telling me about it one day. Reports are true apparently. https://www.9news.com.au/national/w...
by OverTheTop
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: How's the Weather..?
Topic: Rocket Enthusiasts, Australia - Facebook Group
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Rocket Enthusiasts, Australia - Facebook Group

Thanks Derek. Unfortunately I don't to Facebook. I only have so much bandwidth. Hope it raises awareness in Oz about HPR.
by OverTheTop
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 landing and Neil Armstrong - in film
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 landing and Neil Armstrong - in film

Here are some interesting links to The Rocketry Forum with some relevant Apollo stories: Lunar Rover 1g Training Vehicle Video https://www.rocketryforum.com/threads/nasa-lunar-roving-vehicle-1-g-earthbound-trainer-video.153712/ Apollo Guidance Computer Restoration Project https://www.rocketryforum....
by OverTheTop
Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Derek's Level 2 Build
Replies: 21
Views: 766

Re: Derek's Level 2 Build

That's the biggest tongue depressor I have seen!
by OverTheTop
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Self Introductions
Topic: Hi from Pennsylvania
Replies: 4
Views: 89

Re: Hi from Pennsylvania

Hi Frank. Welcome to the forum :) Here is my take on the 1:100 scale Saturn V kit: https://forum.ausrocketry.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=6278 I have to admit I have not checked the vertical station positions on the wrap positions. I have installed them as per the standard instructions. I did rotate ...
by OverTheTop
Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: News & Events
Topic: USYD Rocketry Team Win 10k' Challenge at IREC
Replies: 13
Views: 438

Re: USYD Rocketry Team Win 10k' Challenge at IREC

The scores have just been released, and as well as taking out the 10k' COTS category in first place they also scored the highest points of any of the teams at the competition. Unfortunately no prize for that one, except for bragging rights :D .
by OverTheTop
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Derek's Level 2 Build
Replies: 21
Views: 766

Re: Derek's Level 2 Build

My CAD skills are still a bit ordinary. I sometimes have ideas in my head that I can't translate into CAD designs, but I am slowly improving.

Sounds like where I am at. I drive SolidWorks like a Neanderthal I think, but a bit of head-scratching gets me where I need to go in the end :) .
by OverTheTop
Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Mid/High Powered Rocketry
Topic: Derek's Level 2 Build
Replies: 21
Views: 766

Re: Derek's Level 2 Build

Looks like a well thought-out design for the NC. Designing for 3D printing is a great paradigm shift and fun too!
by OverTheTop
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Orion Launch Abort
Replies: 3
Views: 158

Re: Orion Launch Abort

Yep, big. Here is a pic from last year. It looks like an engineering test article of some sort, but then used for a public display.
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The one they tested had an even larger rear fairing for the flight test.

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