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The biggest rocket ever?

Started by Data, January 23, 2011, 18:08:16 PM

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Data

In case anyone missed it this came up on the BBC science news feed, the biggest rocket ever but is classified, does that mean that it doesn't exist?  :scratch-head:

QuoteThe biggest rocket ever to launch from the US West Coast has lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a classified mission...
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Snowcrash

Keywords here are 'from the west coast'...

It produces 663,000 lbf of thrust compared to the saturn 5 at 7,640,000 lbf or the shuttle at 1,181,400 lbf.

Bloody statistics.

"I cannot remember the books I've read any more than the meals I have eaten; even so, they have made me."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Data

Im glad you are here Snowy, to put me right.

I wonder what this "classified mission" is all about.

Diesel




Don't worry Data, it's probably a Tracking Sattelite used to count Wood Peckers or Penguins or even Track Wales, but why you would want to keep an eye on the Welsh is beyond me!!!.
It WILL be fine !...

Data


Snowcrash

They're finally putting Roswell to rest by launching all the secret stuff they don't want anyone to find.

Or am I being Paranoid?  :sign-evil-laugh:
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