Astronomy and space exploration

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  1. pharma

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    Pentagon releases UFO videos for the record
    April 28, 2020

     
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    Videos taken on Earth. Nothing to do with space. ;)
     
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    Which is in space. Literally everything is in space. :razz:
     
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    2020, the year aliens are confirmed and nobody cares. How the hell did we get here.
     
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    They're too busy building the wall to keep them out.
     
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    They built a wall. A massive, lovely, shiny wall. The biggest wall! Very expensive too, so people are saying.

    The bad guys just went round it.
     
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    Fortunately, aliens are so camera shy the lowest res CCTV camera is enough to deter them from approaching closer than 2 miles.
     
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    They all have to be working in IT then - nerds!
    :p

    I've seen that video many years ago, when it still was unofficial. There are more officially published materials from other countries like UK, but till aliens land on my street and take me for a ride in their UFO's I'm not fully convinced what we see is extra terrestrial!
    To avoid any confusion, I have no doubt there is intelligent life in space apart from our Earth, but I want a ride in a proper space ship, ideally before Space-X flies commercial passengers to the space!
     
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    Nice Thunderf00t at his best.
    I had picked that for something like a Colombian cocaine smuggling drone
    But a goose at 2.5km will do, agree that the actual interest there is that they were able to pick up tracking a tiny cold moving target at that range.
     
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    ESO Telescope Sees Signs of Planet Birth

    https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2008/?lang

    [​IMG]

    This is pretty neat. It looks eerily similar to the images of hydrodynamical simulations of proto-planetary discs by some colleagues I worked with a decade or two ago.
     
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    Oopsie again (test fire at about 1h 22min then stick around a couple more mins...)
     
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    Hopefully it's not knackered their ground infrastructure too much. They have another test article almost ready to go and two more in progress.
     
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    PSA: kids, please remember that although fuel-air bombs are a lot of fun and entertain the whole family, you need to maintain a safe distance before setting them off.
     
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    Todays SpaceX Dragon launch was a success. In other news, they forgot to install the fisheye lense in one of the cameras, flat earth confirmed :runaway:
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    Thanks to mesh shaders, Earth won't be flat anymore.
     
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    Congratulations to NASA, SpaceX and all American people!!
    It shows that better times will come.
     
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    Now we only have to wait for a safe return! :smile2:
     
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    What an incredible achievement. Not only a victory for NASA and SpaceX but for the future public-private relationships.
     
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    It is quite something. Launching two humans and landing the first stage on a boat. Space has changed.

    (also great to see The Orange One lionising a company run by an immigrant, and their success in fulfilling the goals set by the Obama administration).
     
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