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Human Space Flight Trivia Week 4

Above: The first feline to train in weightlessness on the Vomit Comet. The HSF Trivia Week Three question was: Which Shuttle orbiter was first to use a drag chute and on what mission? The answer is: Space Shuttle Endeavour on her maiden flight, STS-49. Congrats to M. [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 3

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 3

HSF Trivia Week Two question was, “How long are the Solid Rocket Booster recovery ships and what are their names?” The answer is: 176 feet long and the two ships are called, Freedom Star and Liberty Star. Congrats to J. McDade and J. McAllister.  Both winners will be [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 1 and Rules of the Game

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 1 and Rules of the Game

While we wait for NASA to actually begin a Human Space Flight Program again, the crew of RV-103 and I thought it would be a good idea to find a way to pass the time.  So, Gypsy suggested we have a Human Space Flight Trivia game for all the readers.  Go For Launch! has [Read More]

RV-103.com Welcomes Our Newest Sponsor: Go For Launch!

RV-103.com Welcomes Our Newest Sponsor: Go For Launch!

RV-103.com welcomes our newest sponsor, Go For Launch!  Go For Launch! is a Human Space Flight trivia game developed and sold by former Space Shuttle worker Pete Nader. A description of the game from the Go For Launch! website: “It doesn’t take a rocket [Read More]

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Goodbye and GodSpeed Discovery RV-103.

Goodbye and GodSpeed Discovery RV-103.

What can I say, but that it is an end to a major chapter in our lives.  Today I turned over the keys to our great and [Read More]

CollisionTEC: A Review

CollisionTEC: A Review

Towards the end of Mission #2, RV-103 had a mishap with a pole, as detailed here.  Last month, I finally got an [Read More]

Breaking News: Obama proposes an end to NASA’s Planetary Science Program

Breaking News: Obama proposes an end to NASA’s Planetary Science Program

“Word has leaked out that in its new budget, the Obama administration intends to terminate NASA’s planetary [Read More]

Mismatched Models

Mismatched Models

Most advocates of Human Space Flight programs always model HSF with the airplane model.  Government subsidized at [Read More]

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

Human Space Flight Trivia Week 7

First of all my apologies.  I had to take care of some duties at home that prevented me from posting the newest [Read More]

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