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IGNITION ! An Informal History of Liquid Rocket Propellants

by John D. Clark

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Great new retro-style posters from NASA. Go here to download high quality versions.

Reminds me of the SpaceX Mars posters.

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Bloostar Launcher – click to enlarge

An alternative method of using a balloon as the launch platform is revisited this week by zero2infinity. They will be using a rockoon to send nano satellites into orbit.

The name of the launch vehicle developed by the Spanish company zero2infinity is Bloostart

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You can see their countdown clock here

If you are unfamiliar with the history of Rockoons please read my previous post on the Farside rocket

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These photos have been online other places but really shine in the Flickr format.

You can see the photos at Flickr by clicking here.

In case you haven’t seen them yet. The new Crew Dragon videos.

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Check out this newly edited split screen video of the Orion EFT-1 flight:

Here is a great graphic of active and planned launch pad usage at the Cape

please click to enlarge

please click to enlarge

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