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Related to Ballaban’s article about the new Australian Navy Attack-class submarines, I was looking at other SSKs (diesel electric subs), and noted that the Russian navy had been working on a follow-on to their wildly successful Kilo-class subs, but due to “major deficiencies” with the lead boat, construction had been…
Today’s launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 to the ISS went well, though the landing of the booster back at the Cape didn’t:
How in the ever-living _fuck_ are those pictures ”explicit”?
Spaceflight SSO-A will launch 15 microsats and 49 cubesats, a record for most satellites released in one mission. The launch window opens at 10:32am PST/1:32pm EST.
Stephen Hillenburg, the man behind Nickelodeon’s megahit cartoon series “SpongeBob SquarePants,” died on Monday after battling ALS. He was 57.
We recently did away with our mag stripe ID cards at work, upgrading to RFID readers. As a result, we all got new cards. I found this on Shapeways a while back, and knew the time was right!
An Air Force rookie pilot crashed a $140million F-22 stealth fighter jet on the runway right after takeoff because they took off too slowly and pulled the nose up too early, an investigation has revealed.
On Nov. 13, 2018, the B-29 known as “Doc” was rolled into its new hangar in Wichita, KS.
Barnfinds.com posted an article yesterday about one of their readers acquiring a 1966 Shelby GT350H.
Russia’s only aircraft carrier, the oft-incapacitated Admiral Kuznetsov, was damaged this week in an accident. The ship was laid up at the Murmansk shipyards for another refit when the dry dock it was in lost power and sank, causing a large crane to shift and gouge a nearly 5 meter long hole in the hull.
Eighty years ago today, Orson Welles broadcast his famous (some might say infamous) radio dramatization of HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds. Prefaced by the Mercury Theater’s theme music and a brief note that the show was an adaptation of Wells’ story, the program proceeded over the next half hour to first interrupt…
Back on September 10th, a 24-inch natural gas pipeline ruptured and exploded in Center Twp, just to the north of Pittsburgh, PA. The explosion, likely caused by a landslide due to the unusually wet year we’ve had so far, caused no injuries, but it demolished a house, and knocked down a half-dozen high tension towers.…
Funny how certain things remind you of a place and time. Back in high school, I volunteered to work with the school maintenance guys over the summer to knock a few hundred off tuition (Catholic school, dontcha know). Cleaning desks, replacing lights, washing floors, that sort of thing. I actually loved it, the guys…
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Tyndall AFB got clobbered by hurricane Michael last week, with an unknown number of the base‘s F-22 Raptors, QF-16 targets and T-38 and MU-2 trainers damaged in collapsed hangers. At least 30 Raptors were flown to dispersal fields prior to the hurricane masking landfall, but that leaves about a dozen planes that were…