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2014-04-16 12:48:50 PM  
Much better after it's been deslided

Although I wish there was more explanation on some of them.
 
2014-04-16 01:30:24 PM  
Slide 4 shows how they install the MIRV warheads.
 
2014-04-16 03:44:53 PM  

Galloping Galoshes: Slide 4 shows how they install the MIRV warheads.


Of course, those are peaceful warheads used purely as navigational aids, yet another reason GLONASS is superior to GPS
 
2014-04-16 04:26:58 PM  
Here's the guts of SporeSat. I have an acquaintance who's working on it on the NASA side. They're spinning fern seeds to measure what happens as they germinate in different levels of simulated low gravity. Scheduled to launch on the Falcon 9 on Friday! Or later if weather doesn't cooperate.

http://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2014/Q2/purdue-study-to-meas ur e-gravitys-effects-on-plant-cells-in-space.html
news.uns.purdue.edu news.uns.purdue.edu
 
2014-04-16 04:38:19 PM  
rdyb: seeds
derp
not seeds, spores... don't mind me, just read TFA :P
also, this is the new space race!!!
 
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