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(Spaceflight Now)   Not to be outdone by Elon Musk, Russian cargo rocket heads to space with over three tons of supplies. That's a lot of vodak. Bonus- some of the coolest still photos of a launch you will ever see   ( spaceflightnow.com) divider line
    More: Cool, Russian Progress supply, International Space Station, Progress MS-08 supply, Baikonur Cosmodrome, Baikonur time, snow-covered pad, Soyuz, last-minute abort  
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2018-02-22 03:50:18 PM  
That's like 300 gallons of vodak.
 
2018-02-22 06:44:57 PM  
Though the Falcon Heavy can carry 9 times more vodak
 
2018-02-22 11:02:45 PM  
Looked like the exhaust was freezing in some of the photos.
 
2018-02-22 11:04:00 PM  
Our Germans Are Better
Youtube rYco0UsWhLc
 
2018-02-22 11:14:40 PM  
I see those launch photos, and raise you Apollo 11's launch in ultra slow motion (500 frames per second).


Apollo 11 launch in Ultra Slow Motion 16mm HD
Youtube vPW7ZqtW5U4

/Hat tip to whichever Farker posted this last year
 
2018-02-22 11:24:58 PM  
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Holy Zarquan's singing fish!!   That is what happens to snow when you rocket blast it.
 
2018-02-22 11:34:00 PM  
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2018-02-22 11:36:49 PM  
Yeah, but they don't have Mr. Steven.
 
2018-02-22 11:56:50 PM  
Fake News.

This looks like a cut-scene from C&C: Red Alert

/ can tell by the pixels
// yes, I'm f*cking kidding
/// though if you look at the third pic, I'm pretty sure that's Yuri in the background
 
2018-02-23 12:18:16 AM  
Faker than Donnie's stunt cock.
 
2018-02-23 12:49:13 AM  

gunsmack: Fake News.

This looks like a cut-scene from C&C: Red Alert

/ can tell by the pixels
// yes, I'm f*cking kidding
/// though if you look at the third pic, I'm pretty sure that's Yuri in the background


hellmarch.mp3
 
2018-02-23 01:38:13 AM  

the_sidewinder: Though the Falcon Heavy can carry 9 times more vodak


Maybe it wins on prize. Plus its wellknown to be extremely reliable.

But yeah, the Falcon can carry more.
 
2018-02-23 01:58:43 AM  

gunsmack: Fake News.

This looks like a cut-scene from C&C: Red Alert

/ can tell by the pixels
// yes, I'm f*cking kidding
/// though if you look at the third pic, I'm pretty sure that's Yuri in the background


I so wish someone would make a quality successor to Red Alert. Damn, I feel old.
 
2018-02-23 07:36:27 AM  
it's fake. the snow would have melted therefore the earth is flat.
 
2018-02-23 08:23:29 AM  
What, no Soul Finger?
 
2018-02-23 09:52:18 AM  
I can just about imagine the countdown on the pad.  Scrraming russian numbers over a loudspeaker while glads botlles hit the ground and roll away from the cargo vehicle

///ahhhh motherland!
 
2018-02-23 10:09:52 AM  

squidloe: What, no Soul Finger?


Their mother told them to turn it off.
 
2018-02-23 11:17:13 AM  

Polish Hussar: I see those launch photos, and raise you Apollo 11's launch in ultra slow motion (500 frames per second).


[Youtube-video https://www.youtube.com/embed/vPW7ZqtW​5U4]
/Hat tip to whichever Farker posted this last year


*bookmark

/thanks!!!
 
2018-02-23 11:47:38 AM  
Great pics! Nice find subby.
 
2018-02-23 08:57:56 PM  
Wonder if anyone will pony up a FH lift to the ISS. Use a couple of older block falcon side boosters and go for 40t or there about
 
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