Episode 37: Doldrums 2015, pt. 1

  • This week in SF history
    • SpaceShipOne flight 11P on December 17, 2003
      • Spaceflight news
      • NASATV continuing to work with UHD content. (YT)
        • (Connor note: hype hype hype etc)
      • Aggiesat happily in space, aboard Cygnus
        • Deployed from Cyclops (YT)
          • Build video (YT)
  • SPACEHACKS
    • 2007, STS-120 solar panel repair (SFN)
  • Questions, comments, corrections
    • /u/dragonhunter21: The 747 is actually designed to carry a fifth engine, so airlines can ship engines that need maintenance on normal flights.
    • /u/ivebeenfurthereven: cargo variant?!?
    • @jamesarosen: You can encrypt an analogue signal!
    • @tp_1024: (Frank from Countdown) The Angara A5V is a regular Angara minus upper stage. They throw away the boosters and use the central core as 2nd stage.