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(MSNBC)   Apollo test capsule ready for its next mission. This is not a repeat from the 1960s   (msnbc.msn.com) divider line 18
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2012-03-09 05:52:09 PM
And the Orion will be ready in 2020. Only 70 years ...
 
2012-03-09 05:53:58 PM
www.movieprop.com


Awww Yeah
 
2012-03-09 06:56:18 PM
www.awesomestories.com

Dear Lord, please don't let them fark up.
 
2012-03-09 07:09:23 PM
That... is not a capsule. It's a spacecraft.
 
2012-03-09 07:14:13 PM
Now just step into this "Boilerplate", it won't hurt a bit. Sorry, we couldn't think of a better name.
 
2012-03-09 07:28:47 PM
...I thought we never went back for a reason!
 
2012-03-09 07:41:57 PM
"Museums worldwide have been affected by the economy, so new exhibits and restoration have been primarily on hold for the last several years," Hollowell said. "We are starting to see signs of economic recovery, and museums are now eager to get back on track with their exhibitions and collections."

[pats restored BP-19A respectfully]
 
2012-03-09 07:58:13 PM
There's an authentic lunar lander at the Smithsonian that obviously never flew. Not a day goes without some rube asking if it's one of the ones that landed on the moon.
 
2012-03-09 08:15:50 PM

revrendjim: There's an authentic lunar lander at the Smithsonian that obviously never flew. Not a day goes without some rube asking if it's one of the ones that landed on the moon.


And their Skylab is also the one that crashed in Australia. Took forever to clean up.
 
2012-03-09 08:19:04 PM
I liked the before and after picture. I wish they would have only restored half of it. No reason it shouldn't wear its age proudly.
 
2012-03-09 08:36:10 PM
 
2012-03-09 11:03:54 PM
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2012-03-09 11:29:53 PM

sure haven't: ...I thought we never went back for a reason!


We have been sending unmanned stuff to the moon almost non-stop.

List_of_lunar_probes (new window)

The problem with manned missions is that astronaut genitalia weigh too much.

/leave enter the capsule if you dare...
 
2012-03-10 12:56:03 AM
Does it have a window?
 
2012-03-10 02:02:03 AM
spacemanjones 2012-03-10 12:56:03 AM

Does it have a window?

JFK is busy.

Do I need to beat you for him?
 
2012-03-10 02:06:03 AM
The Apollo program might be the coolest thing America ever did.
 
2012-03-10 08:07:16 AM
i41.tinypic.com

/been there
//cool, but debatable as to whether or not it's worth the drive.
 
2012-03-10 08:12:39 AM

UsikFark: sure haven't: ...I thought we never went back for a reason!

We have been sending unmanned stuff to the moon almost non-stop.

List_of_lunar_probes (new window)

The problem with manned missions is that astronaut genitalia weigh too much.

/leave enter the capsule if you dare...


I was just being a jackass and referencing the Apollo 18 movie

/going into a shame spiral that you threw actual knowledge at my bad joke
//...simpsons reference
 
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