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  • If you only watch one video on how to land the Space Shuttle…
  • Premier Icon dannybgoode
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    This came up in my YouTube feed and I initially ignored it as I thought it would be one of those ‘documentaries’ by someone who didn’t really know what they were on about.

    But, the presenter is from NASA and its well done and quite funny. For a space geek like me it’s fantastic…

    Premier Icon mrchrispy
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    under appreciated thread of the day.
    that was pretty ace.

    Premier Icon Kato
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    I enjoyed that.  Thank you

    Premier Icon avdave2
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    I enjoyed that, This is also a good watch if you haven’t seen it.

    Premier Icon mogrim
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    That was excellent, really enjoyed the video. Thanks for sharing it!

    Premier Icon dyna-ti
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    That is cool, in a very very scary way.

    Premier Icon leffeboy
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    That Light years ahead video is amazing for anyone that hasnt already seen it.  It show just how hard core and how calm the astronauts were on that first lunar landing

    Premier Icon mattyfez
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    Very interesting, thanks 🙂

    Premier Icon Twodogs
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    Liked that😁

    Premier Icon thegreatape
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    Thank you 👍🏼

    Premier Icon csb
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    Fascinating, thanks.

    Premier Icon stumpy01
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    Yeah. Fascinating video & delivered really well.

    Premier Icon markgraylish
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    Thanks for that!

    Premier Icon shermer75
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    That was great! I’m enjoyjng this one too

    Premier Icon pondo
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    Awesome! Thanks for sharing – had no idea how badass shuttle landings were!

    Premier Icon StuF
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    I had no idea that’s what it took to land the shuttle – controlled falling

    Premier Icon TiRed
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    Enjoyed that. Shuttle landed on autopilot, but it’s notable what you can do with a well coded computer. If you haven’t been to the Kennedy Space Centre, you owe it to yourselves to go at least once. The shuttle hall is very moving.

    NASA engineers estimated the rate of catastrophic mission failure at 1/200 (the chiefs stated it was 1/100000). For the 135 missions flown, that’s a 50% probability of at least one failure. One shuttle did not make that landing, the other never made it into orbit 😥

    Premier Icon scuttler
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    The shuttle hall is very moving.

    And then some…

    For anyone who has an appreciation of aerospace, seeing Atlantis in the way it and all the Shuttle artefacts are presented at KSC will blow your mind. A very, very memorable day topped off by a SpaceX night launch.

    Oh and thanks OP, brilliant presentation.

    Premier Icon nuke
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    Great video OP … thanks for sharing 👍

    Premier Icon welshfarmer
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    Fantastic video. I look forward to enjoying the others that have been subsequently posted. Thanks for sharing everyone

    Premier Icon Kuco
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    That is the most entertaining video I’ve seen on how to land the shuttle, thanks.

    Premier Icon johnners
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    It’s a pretty good video but tbh I still think I’d struggle.

    Premier Icon scuttler
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    Get practising!!!

    https://www.skytale-studios.com/

    It only currently does 50000ft or 10000 ft finals but they’re working on full atmospheric re-entry as an update.

    Premier Icon oldnick
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    Thanks for that, I didn’t realise that A) the shuttle wasn’t shiny or B) they controlled speed and descent by skiing down the glide slope 🙂

    Back to work now 🙁

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