This makes me wish I could live on Venus -- if it wasn't for the toxic atmosphere and extreme climate and other inhospitable surface conditions :)
Fantastic work! Now Photoshop Earth as if it had global warming as bad as Venus. Lol ok. Nice one though
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hi friends. i'm an astrophotographer from Boston. dark skies are hard to come by in the North East but I've had some luck on the Cape. this is a single exposure. 13" at f/2.8. the purple hue is a white balance adjustment to try and cancel out the ugly light pollution in the bottom right of the image.
It's weird to see all these stars toghtly together knowing they each are probably lightyears apart from each other
Taken in sydney aus. Using sony a7s ii plus a 420-800mm lens
Really sharp, especially in the details of the craters. Were you shooting on a tracker?
I was inspired to post this picture I took a couple of years ago by the nice image posted by u/selenophile_photo (link).
Unlike his photo, I took this as a single exposure, not a composite. I wasnt even sure that it was jupiter in the photo until i looked on the computer and saw its moons. I used a Sony A7rii with Tamron 150-600mm lens. I'm pretty sure I actually took this handheld. Sorry I dont have the exposure details available. Photo was adjusted in lightroom.
Very nice photo. Honestly, from experience, I don’t think you could have taken this photo hand held. It must have been a fairly long exposure to also get the background stars, with little trailing. I’m guessing a 1 or 2 second exposure? If you hand held this the background stars would have been all over the place as it’s nearly impossible to get them that way without the camera being left still.
What time of day was this taken and how high was the moon?
That's what I’d imagine being in a nuclear blast would look like. You know, before looking like Sarah Conner, having onto a chain-link fence.
Me when I see suspicious looking spider egg sacs on my garage door...
The rocket hold-downs to make sure the rocket is at full thrust before being released. Everything in the video was painted with a special paint that would char. This formed a protective layer between the heat and the surfaces.
Fun fact: the "crawler" that took the rocket from the Assembly Building to the launch pads - a journey of about 3.5 miles - got 19 FEET to the gallon.
Source / full vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKtVpvzUF1Y
Looks exactly like one of my first flights in KSP
Interesting, you can see the umbilical disconnect from the capsule just before it separates from the service module. I've read about this process on Apollo but never seen it in action. In case you're wondering, the umbilical is used to pass power, water, wires from the service module to the capsule. You can't pass it internally without compromising the heat shield on the bottom of the capsule so an external umbilical is used that disconnects and snaps back just before separation.
Just a question. If the challenger shuttle had this technology would we possibly have been able to save the crew that perished during explosion?
Like were there indicators during launch that something wasnt performing nominally with enough time before the explosion to do something?
Very cool, although I wouldn't want to be in it considering the g forces youd experience
Quick question, what are the parachute wires made of, that they don't get torn by the sheer force of the pull upon deployment?
Sorry for the dummy but in what scenario would this escape module be used? Sounds self explanatory with “escape” but i’m still very curious.
So I’m curious... this module obviously has to accelerate as we see here before reaching maximum speed. But assuming the Rocket is already going to be going extremely fast at this point, is it guaranteed that the module will properly escape?
My intuition tells me that similar to throwing a baseball in a moving car, the velocities are combined. But I have to imagine that there are other factors like air resistance and the sheer thrust of the main rocket that come into play.
I wonder how many g his is. Beats the alternative I guess
This video is from a test flight in 2015.
If all goes well we'll see an unmanned escape test during a flight on a full rocket in the near future.
SpaceX will attempt to fire the escape system during max-Q, the part of the launch with the highest aerodynamic pressure on the vehicle.
This feels like it would benefit from a little r/reallifedoodles :)
Weren’t they going to do a redesign?
I guess I missed the news on the redesign? How did they redesign and test this quickly?
Hahaha. For just a second I thought it was someone sticking their arm out to give a thumbs up .. "Yup, works great guys!...aww damn there goes my arm .."
I don't know what it is about this that makes it comical to me, but it makes me laugh when I watch it. I guess its that huge pad with that little bitty capsule on it just hauling ass so fast out of there, its like it needs a 'NOPE' txt bubble at ignition.
We all know what’s in Elon Musks backyard now.
Does anyone know how many gallons of water that is? That’s incredible.
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I can't even imagine what it must be like to be in that thing during an abort... looks very uncomfortable
I don't know why but I found that really funny.
it felt like it was falling forever; i was prepared for a "welp, next time" ending
Question, isn’t having all three parachutes come out from the same location risking a lot, if that particular area gets damaged somehow?
When the Challenger disaster happened, Challenger didn't actually "explode" (common misconception) but "disintegrated " - the crew module separated in one piece, and then relatively smoothly continued upward in an arc for quite some time before it went downwards. I also remember from reports there was likely no decompression and likely no fatal Gs involved, until impact. Saying, the Challenger disaster, from this point of view seemed to have been eerily survivable if it had such a system.
Me performing the ol’ cum’n’scoot post coitus.
That’s actually me escaping doing the dishes
Well that thing just went and yeeted on out of there.
I'm slightly surprised by how much it tumbles after disconnecting.
Maybe I’m imagining it, I appreciate how SpaceX designs things with a bit more surface-level sexiness than say Boeing or Lockheed or even NASA.
Isn't that just so amazingly awesome in every way!!!!!!
SpaceX just did what almost every other spacecraft built since the 1950s has done!!!
Are they gonna lift it into space with that crane?
Happened to get back into port Canaveral this morning from a cruise, and I managed to see the booster through some 25x100 binoculars mounted on the boat. I just held my phone up the the eyepiece to snap the pic, as well as a few others of the launch pads and the SpaceX boats/barge in the port.
You must get a, great fucking view of the wooden ceiling with that.
Getting a new Dob soon....a truss one though, that one's a beast..
Seems too long for a 10-inch for a Newton reflector, like twice as long. The picture will be very dark, or am I wrong? Or is this a weird perspective? Please clarify.
Source: have a Sky-Watcher Dob 10, which is twice(?) shorter from this one in the picture.
Anyway, great job! My only concern would be damp soaked by the fiber tube of the telescope, its' softening, and possible mold.
I'm not an expert here but I think you're supposed to point it towards the window, not the ceiling.
Just an aside for anyone building a telescope.
Re parts, just about every week I see telescopes for sale in our local thrift store, some complete, some mostly all there. They can be anything from high quality scopes to those that sold for new for $99. Also every so often a homemade scope. Prices usually around $25 or so.
Anyways, worth checking out if someone is in the market for one that works or parts to build their own. I built my own about 30 years ago for around $200. However today I could put together a much better one for $50.
Can you give more pictures of the inside, plans and maybe an example of seeing a planet?
Great views but would not recommend visiting during the high-season. It is the worst!
First, all the docking spots are busy! I’m not even kidding, we could barely find a spot and our view was blocked! Also, there’s a LOT of foreigners, I swear everyone was speaking Russian when we got there.
Would recommend going in the fall when there’s less tourism!!
If only a HTV was there we would have a full house
Fascinating. But somehow feels like it needs a Brazzers logo.
Shot this with my Nicon D5200 and Sigma 18-200mm lens. Composite of two separate images only seconds apart both f/6.3 1/30s and ISO1000
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