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(NPR)   Meet the 81 year old retiree who stole a satellite to go comet-chasing for three decades. He didn't steal it; he just borrowed it for a while. Now he wants to give it back   ( divider line
    More: Cool, comets, satellites, flight plans, Goddard Space Flight Center, Laboratory for Atmospheric, overpass, solar winds  
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6709 clicks; posted to Geek » on 18 Mar 2014 at 9:20 PM (3 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2014-03-19 12:04:21 AM  
2 votes:

I got my eye on you Farquhar
2014-03-18 10:24:28 PM  
1 vote:
Kinda big, kinda hot.
2014-03-18 10:21:27 PM  
1 vote:
2014-03-18 10:07:15 PM  
1 vote:
He's been called the master of getting to places. His genius is inventing esoteric flight plans that take advantage of gravitational boosts from the moon and close flybys of Earth to send space probes zipping around the solar system in surprising ways. He's so adept at calculating these exotic trajectories that often, just for fun, he's made sure that key mission events fall on birthdays or anniversaries.

You rang?
2014-03-18 10:03:07 PM  
1 vote:
this guy won KSP
2014-03-18 09:46:12 PM  
1 vote:

Twilight Farkle: [ image 710x557]

That graphic makes my head hurt. @_o
2014-03-18 09:43:01 PM  
1 vote:
For some reason I expected to read about a guy driving a Plymouth in street races against a guy in a Mercury...

/turns in geek card
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