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by str8up
Fri Sep 02, 2016 7:28 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: SpaceX AMOS-6 Mission
Replies: 9
Views: 2100

Re: SpaceX AMOS-6 Mission

Double Ouch!!!! Although we almost take launches for granted these days it just goes to show the forces we are dealing with.
Thankfully we have come a very long way from the "Go or Blow" days of the early 1960's.
by str8up
Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: "Buckshot". Seven cluster rocket!
Replies: 28
Views: 6763

Re: "Buckshot". Seven cluster rocket!

The weather forecast is for mostly sunny skies and light winds. Bring on Sunday.

The rocket looks great Lachlan - looking forward to 7 spurts of flame heading skyward.

See you at the launch.
by str8up
Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: Thunda Down Under 2019
Topic: Australian Rocketry's Thunda Down Under 2018 promo video 1
Replies: 40
Views: 11423

Re: Australian Rocketry's Thunda Down Under 2018 promo video

I guess that this gives Jase plenty of time to plan the "pay back" for the "pay back".
Thunder 2018 is getting interesting already - without the rockets.
by str8up
Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: SpaceX CRS-9 Mission
Replies: 5
Views: 1308

Re: SpaceX CRS-9 Mission

never get tired of watching the big birds (or for that matter small) birds fly.
by str8up
Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:36 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Full Scale Patriot PAC-1 Missile
Replies: 165
Views: 32122

Re: Full Scale Patriot PAC-1 Missile

Now do I understand correctly that all this work is really only a practice run for the full scale Mercury Redstone you intend building for Thunder 2018 :lol: :lol: :lol: OR go all "Patriot - otic" and make the Redstone into a "Sparta" rocket, our own Australian satellite launch v...
by str8up
Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: L2 build
Replies: 70
Views: 12999

Re: L2 build

Floats like a butterfly....
I hope that is on the way down!!!!!
by str8up
Thu Jul 07, 2016 8:47 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 10th July 2016 "Advertised" launch.
Replies: 38
Views: 5449

Re: 10th July 2016 "Advertised" launch.

Nice Ari / SCR. Sorry I can't make this event, maybe the next one


Come on CATO - You're getting slack in your old age. You have still got all day today and Friday to get that "BIG" rocket finished and still have Saturday to drive up. :lol:
by str8up
Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:36 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Full Scale Patriot PAC-1 Missile
Replies: 165
Views: 32122

Re: Full Scale Patriot PAC-1 Missile

I will be the one with the 102% Scale Patriot strapped to the roof racks...


You just had to go one up on the Americans didn't you!!!!!

Maybe if Nic, yourself and the V2 crew from Vic get together you can beat them to Mars.

Go CATO go. Just don't get a hernia doing it.
by str8up
Sat Jul 02, 2016 7:29 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 10th July 2016 "Advertised" launch.
Replies: 38
Views: 5449

Re: 10th July 2016 "Advertised" launch.

Looking forward to it. :)

The "it" being chatting with you again Matthew.
by str8up
Thu Jun 30, 2016 8:30 pm
Forum: Propulsion
Topic: Pro38 Forward Closure failures bulletin from CTI
Replies: 21
Views: 5099

Re: Pro38 Forward Closure failures bulletin from CTI

was due to a very tight MMT and the motor being forced in?

A very tight motor mount tube OR a case that the motor was forced into????
by str8up
Wed Jun 29, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: Scratch Built
Topic: Full Scale Patriot PAC-1 Missile
Replies: 165
Views: 32122

Re: Full Scale Patriot PAC-1 Missile

The size of that "thing" just gobsmacks you.
Is there money in the budget to purchase a semitrailer to transport it?

Go CATO go!!!!!
by str8up
Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Rocketry Control Room
Topic: Blue Origin Will Webcast Rocket Launch Live On Sunday
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Re: Blue Origin Will Webcast Rocket Launch Live On Sunday

Hey David - Do I interpret your last post as "Nothing but blue skies ...."
by str8up
Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:19 pm
Forum: News & Events
Topic: Putting the NT in final frontier
Replies: 4
Views: 1348

Re: Putting the NT in final frontier

Can only hope that it works out better than the proposed Cape York launch complex some years back.
by str8up
Thu Mar 03, 2016 6:58 am
Forum: Higher, Faster, Further
Topic: what is PROJECT...? Crotalus Cerastes
Replies: 38
Views: 11955

Re: what is PROJECT...? Crotalus Cerastes

This won't be, "Go baby go"

More like, "Where the hell did ya go baby" last saw you sitting on the pad and then you left in a big hurry.
by str8up
Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:36 am
Forum: Queensland Rocketry Society
Topic: 14 Feb 2016 launch
Replies: 11
Views: 1864

Re: 14 Feb 2016 launch

Great video matt -- Neat to see the "SpaceX" style landing back on the pad. Just needs to come down a little slower for that special effect.

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