Tab Content
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:09 AM
    X ae a-12?
    25 replies | 323 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-20, 09:17 PM
    Extreme drought, third year in a row. This is the country that traveler's guides describe as "be sure to bring a raincoat, as it will rain on more...
    1146 replies | 192837 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-18, 07:10 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Someone call classic space: a launch schedule limited by turn around time of a support vessel, not of the launcher. :)
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-15, 07:59 AM
    We once got paid in those carpets. Different times...
    1123 replies | 197723 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-15, 07:56 AM
    I was thinking along the lines of "I think it's Jeff, because Pete's got the longer hair."
    13 replies | 270 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-15, 06:21 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    They have information about the previous fails. If those were strength related, you know that "more steel" will likely solve the issue. If they were...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-14, 10:10 AM
    I was going to hint at the Persian carpet when I asked the question! :D
    1123 replies | 197723 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-13, 10:38 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Some lessons learned from SN4 will come too late for SN5 or 6. But SN5 will have been made with manufacturing lessons learned from SN4, and design...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-13, 10:22 AM
    It looks superb. Clean built, lovely aesthetics. I'm sure there is a good explanation why one of the brass "strengtheners" on the left is mounted...
    1123 replies | 197723 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-13, 10:19 AM
    "Bear with me"? "Devil's Den"? ;) I'd say "Bear Point Refuge" just for being (overly, potentially) evocative.
    14 replies | 309 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-13, 06:41 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Meanwhile the core of Starship SN5 is stacked. No fins or nosecones installed yet, but there are three nosecones living on the site. Ready to be...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-11, 08:11 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    A certain company called Tesla also has those presses :) but I think they're occupied or maybe not upto the thickness required for an interplanetary...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-09, 05:35 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread Marketing Spin in Off-Topic Babbling
    Well, you can buy "Magnum Mini" icecream, so...
    408 replies | 44244 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-08, 03:32 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    The 12 could be standing for L indeed. And in that case you would end up with something like Kyle. Or Seal. :) In any case, I would like it if...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-08, 09:02 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    His other kids have normal names and this name won't be allowed so they'll have to come up with something symbolless anyway. By the way, it was: X...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-06, 06:53 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    With the eventual price of a Raptor going down that much, I say land speed record attempt. Or at least a funnycar dragster. ;)
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-06, 07:24 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    146 million * 18 engines = 2.6 billion. In Raptors, the cost would be 18 million today and 3.6 million in a few years time. Sickening. And yes,...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-05, 09:43 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    In the left corner: 100 million for a single RS-25 engine. With single use. Which was already developed. In the right corner: Merlin and Raptor...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-03, 07:24 PM
    Did they seriously not think about water freezing and melting, or did they prefer to limit the options to life?
    50 replies | 1148 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-May-01, 08:45 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    I don't have an account on either, but I like to read his Twitter as he answers (Technical) questions from people like EverydayAstronaut. When his...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-30, 11:00 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    He's had worse twitter meltdowns before, from what I can see (but I don't see all his posts). Give it a week and all will be back to normal. He also...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-30, 10:54 PM
    I'm sure there was some (likely not very strong) objective reason for proposing a female midget. The midget part for the reduced size of the cabin, I...
    50 replies | 1148 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-30, 11:58 AM
    For good giggles, find old descriptions of Venus, "Earth's sister". It reads as the perfect holiday destination. Today we know it also has some...
    50 replies | 1148 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-29, 12:24 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    You said "Starliner". I don't think that's what you intended... ;)
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-29, 10:36 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    of the WHAT??? :D
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-28, 04:14 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    So basically Space Shuttle was about as loud as Saturn V. And I don't expect future rockets to be much louder, as you get at levels where they'd...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-28, 07:36 AM
    Finally the first few drops of rain since basically march 13th. With hope of some real rain today and the coming days. My lawn is looking like august...
    1146 replies | 192837 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-28, 07:34 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    As I said, STS also was very loud. Any lessons about the impact of noise could have been learned over the 100+ shuttle launches. I never looked into...
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-27, 02:08 PM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    STS was quite loud too.
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
  • Nicolas's Avatar
    2020-Apr-27, 07:04 AM
    Nicolas replied to a thread SpaceX in Space Exploration
    Great! Onwards and upwards! Is this already the kind of steel they plan on using on the real deal?
    3027 replies | 517666 view(s)
More Activity

14 Visitor Messages

  1. View Conversation
    How are things going in the Nicolas camp? I hope everything is still going well for you both...;-)
  2. View Conversation
    That is great news
    I am so happy for you.
  3. Well Chrissy, it got to the point for me. We decided to team up ;-)
  4. View Conversation
    Well I hope it gets to the point for you and it goes how we spoke about, please keep me informed how it goes down. ;-) (not the 9/11 debunking) you know what I mean.
  5. It was a short shot of 9/11 debunking today. Next time someone goes down that road again, please do make it a bit more of a challenge...
  6. Hi PraedSt! I don't get notifications of user messages (I do for PM), so that's why it may take me a while to respond. Everything is fine Chrissy (postal service did its job), I'll just have to be patient now .
  7. View Conversation
    I have Yahoo too you know.
  8. View Conversation
    Gtalk is better!
  9. View Conversation
    How is everything going now, I am still on MSN if you need me.
  10. View Conversation
    Hello Nic! Just dropping in to say hi.
Showing Visitor Messages 1 to 10 of 14
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
About Nicolas

Basic Information

Date of Birth
August 19, 1984 (35)
About Nicolas
Publishable Name:
Send me newsletters
Alerts:
Send me alerts
Education Newsletter:
Send me education newsletters

Signature


With sufficient thrust, water towers fly just fine.

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
15,683
Posts Per Day
2.73
Visitor Messages
Total Messages
14
Most Recent Message
2009-Jul-08 11:50 PM
General Information
Last Activity
Yesterday 08:09 AM
Join Date
2004-Sep-09
Referrals
1

5 Friends

  1. chrissy chrissy is offline

    Moderator
    Slayer of Vikings

    chrissy
  2. grapes grapes is offline

    Moderator

    grapes
  3. Luckeydavid Luckeydavid is offline

    Member

    Luckeydavid
  4. mahesh mahesh is offline

    Order of Kilopi

    • Send a message via Yahoo to mahesh
    mahesh
  5. PraedSt PraedSt is offline

    Order of Kilopi

    PraedSt
Showing Friends 1 to 5 of 5