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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:05 am 
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He is also a big proponent of UFO's and the Roswell Incident, actually most of the astronauts are… :smoke:

Whah?? Thats blown any cred he had with me.
I'm thinking now he didnt do the moon thing.....
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Ye of little faith...just do the research and it all becomes clear...Read "Witness to Roswell" my Dad was one of those guys, always known as the most honest man people had met... :smoke:


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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
PostPosted: Thu Jul 24, 2014 9:47 pm 
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Plook wrote:
He is also a big proponent of UFO's and the Roswell Incident, actually most of the astronauts are… :smoke:

BULLSHIT!

You're probably thinking of Edgar Mitchell. He's gone on record saying that he thinks the US government is concealing proof of extraterrestrial life. He was referring specifically to the Roswell incident, and the claim that the US Air Force collected alien bodies after the crash of an alien craft.

But of the other eleven other guys who walked on the Moon, not one of them - including Buzz Aldrin - has gone on record with any such claim. Many of them may believe life life exists elsewhere in the Universe - and some of them have admitted seeing things in the sky that they can't explain - but that's nowhere near what you or Edgar Mitchell were talking about.

Mitchell's entitled to his opinion, and you're entitled to yours. But when you state something as a fact which is demonstrably wrong, it leads people to conclude that yer potato been bakin' too long.

Please remember that...

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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
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MentalTossFlycoon wrote:
Plook wrote:
He is also a big proponent of UFO's and the Roswell Incident, actually most of the astronauts are… :smoke:

BULLSHIT!

You're probably thinking of Edgar Mitchell. He's gone on record saying that he thinks the US government is concealing proof of extraterrestrial life. He was referring specifically to the Roswell incident, and the claim that the US Air Force collected alien bodies after the crash of an alien craft.

But of the other eleven other guys who walked on the Moon, not one of them - including Buzz Aldrin - has gone on record with any such claim. Many of them may believe life life exists elsewhere in the Universe - and some of them have admitted seeing things in the sky that they can't explain - but that's nowhere near what you or Edgar Mitchell were talking about.

Mitchell's entitled to his opinion, and you're entitled to yours. But when you state something as a fact which is demonstrably wrong, it leads people to conclude that yer potato been bakin' too long.

Please remember that...



My mistake Edger Mitchell is the Roswell proponent, but Buzz Aldrin has spoken out on his belief in UFO's and has discussed Roswell, like I said most of the astronauts have come out to state they have seen them.

As to Roswell it happened you don't need to believe it, but you would change your mind if you looked into, it's pretty basic stuff... :idea:


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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
PostPosted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:27 am 
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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
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The aurora australis as seen from the International Space Station on 15 July.

The trusses in the foreground are part of the space station's solar panel array.
The station itself is rotating, so that certain parts are always pointing toward the Earth.
And the solar array is rotating with respect to the space station, so that it's always pointing toward the Sun.
It's a dance that repeats itself every ninety minutes...

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Solar flare nearly cooked us in 2012, and danger remains high for a decade

"That flare wouldn’t have physically harmed our bodies, but it would have damaged satellites and taken down our power grid. A study done by the National Academy of Sciences totaled the estimated damages of that event at over $2 trillion."

http://blog.seattlepi.com/bigscience/20 ... 20982101=0

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2010: The space shuttle Endeavour is silhouetted by the sunset at it prepares to dock with the International Space Station...

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Hubble discovers magnifying glass galaxy

"Lensing" galaxies are so huge that they act like magnifying glasses for the space behind them. Their gravity can bend and distort light from smaller galaxies further beyond.
Now, scientists using Nasa's Hubble Space Telescope have unexpectedly found the most distant lensing galaxy to date.
Its light has taken 9.6 billion years to reach us (200 million light years closer than the previous record holder), and the obect it's magnifying - a tiny spiral galaxy that we can now see undergoing a surge of star formation - is 10.7 billion light years away.
Kenneth Wong, one of the researchers to announce the discovery, said in a press release that these cosmic magnifiers aren't all that rare. But to find them outside of our stellar backyard is a special treat.
"There are hundreds of lens galaxies that we know about, but almost all of them are relatively nearby, in cosmic terms," said Wong, first author on the team's science paper.
"To find a lens as far away as this one is a very special discovery because we can learn about the dark-matter content of galaxies in the distant past. By comparing our analysis of this lens galaxy to the more nearby lenses, we can start to understand how that dark-matter content has evolved over time."
Dark matter, which can't be seen, makes up most of the universe's mass. Astronomers used to think that dark matter and stars increased at an equal pace as a galaxy grew, the researchers explained, but they now know that the ratio of one kind of matter to another changes.
The lens galaxy has presumably spent the past 9 billion years bulking up on dark matter as it grew up, and today it probably looks a lot like the massive galaxies we find closer to home. But because it's so far away, the image we see of it provides a fascinating lens into the past.

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After a ten-year voyage, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has finally reached its target: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/08/06/the-rosetta-spacecraft-after-10-year-journey-captures-unprecedented-glimpse-of-comet/

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After a ten-year voyage, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has finally reached its target: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

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http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/08/06/the-rosetta-spacecraft-after-10-year-journey-captures-unprecedented-glimpse-of-comet/



Nasty looking critter... :smoke:


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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
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After a ten-year voyage, the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft has finally reached its target: Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

The benefits will be tangible, I am sure....
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2013: The International Space Station passes over eastern Italy (the Adriatic Sea is at the bottom of the picture).
At left is a docked Soyuz spacecraft, ready to take crew members back to Earth...
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Feeling small, check this out....

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 Post subject: Re: Space Is Deep
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In the sky tonight: The Moon, Mars (to the right) and Saturn (below).

Sorry the Moon is overexposed, but it made the other two easier to see...

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