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Post time 2009-2-21 17:22:37 |Display all floors
Building more apollo capsules and saturn V rockets is an option but it doesnt help the long term goal of finding a cheaper replacement for the shuttle or getting to Mars which the Ares project does.
Why go to the moon.  We went there, found it wasnt made of cheese, found we couldnt play golf there and havent had any interest in going back until China said it wanted to go.

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Post time 2009-2-21 17:32:11 |Display all floors
Originally posted by idiot8 at 2009-2-21 18:22
Building more apollo capsules and saturn V rockets is an option but it doesnt help the long term goal of finding a cheaper replacement for the shuttle or getting to Mars which the Ares project does ...

oh boy, you're sure trying hard.
The more you try, the obvious it is:)

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Post time 2009-2-21 17:41:52 |Display all floors
Originally posted by shameless at 2009-2-21 17:32

oh boy, you're sure trying hard.
The more you try, the obvious it is:)


The US has just 5 more shuttle flights left and then the shuttle program will be over.  For several years the US will have no manned launch capability until Ares 1 comes online.  Under your assumption did the US never get into space?  Look in 2011 the US will not be able to launch a man into space no matter how much they pay.  It is not that they forgot how it is just that getting into space takes time and money.  

There is no large booster assembly factory that builds a new rocket every day.  You have to spend money now to get one in production for use in several years.  Currently there is no heavy lift rocket in service.  
Your options are
A. refurbish one of the 2 spare Saturn Vs.
B. The Russian energaria which was only test flown twice.
C. Wait for Ares V
D. Through money at it and develop a new heavy launcher.

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Post time 2009-2-21 17:47:45 |Display all floors
why they didnt call the new moon program Artemis I dont know.  China should steal the idea and call its moon program Artemis.

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Post time 2009-2-21 17:53:56 |Display all floors
Originally posted by idiot8 at 2009-2-21 18:41


The US has just 5 more shuttle flights left and then the shuttle program will be over.  For several years the US will have no manned launch capability until Ares 1 comes online.  Under your ass ...

To me, you're nothing but a desperadoes effort to conceal the truth.
I ain't matter how hard you try, you're the looser :).

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Post time 2009-2-21 18:13:53 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Kbay at 2009-2-21 19:03
I did a simple back of the envolope calculation:
The USD20 Trillion paper money the Yanks need to print to pay off their debts; if stacked the $100 dollar bills, they could build a bridge to the M ...

Wow, that broke

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Post time 2009-2-21 18:25:37 |Display all floors
a stack of 63 dollar bills is 1cm
a stack of 6300 bills is 1 meter
10,000,000,000 bills is 1,587,000m a little less than the diameter of the moon
far far less than the 384,400,000 meters to the moon and that is one dollar bills.  
in $100 you would only get a 15,870m stack

your math is flawed

if you are talking end to end then maybe $1 bills would make it, but not $100.

[ Last edited by idiot8 at 2009-2-21 06:27 PM ]

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