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    Today, 04:16 PM
    They probably will. I expect a shakeup of the world economy structure. Too many items were single sourced, mostly from China. All just in time, no...
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    Today, 04:13 PM
    Multiple reports from multiple sources that representatives of the US government with suitcases of cash intercepted deliveries for Europe for medical...
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    Today, 03:07 PM
    There is increasing talk about the scope of the lockdown. It will be impossible to maintain it at the present level without the economy crashing....
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    Yesterday, 11:52 PM
    This is the thrust section of a rocket. It has 2 tanks, a smaller one at the top, intended for liquid methane. A bigger one below, intended for LOX,...
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    Yesterday, 04:01 PM
    It is just the engine and tank section of the second stage. The first stage will be bigger. Same diameter of 9m but taller. For comparison the old...
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    Yesterday, 03:57 PM
    True. I am somewhat disappointed, had hoped they can do more with this one. Seems it was a fault with the ground support. A positive milestone...
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    03-04-2020, 08:34 PM
    I was not wrong. It did not blow up in pressure testing. It lost pressure under load and crumbled. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFXQ5SRCy74 ...
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    01-04-2020, 12:15 PM
    Blind people have a well developed sense of touch. :)
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    31-03-2020, 12:12 AM
    Serial Number 3 is ready and put on a test stand. Both test stand and SN3 are much more sophisticated than before. SN3 on the move to the launch...
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    23-03-2020, 12:31 AM
    Berlin, my place, had its first Corona death. An 80 year old man who was seriously ill before he contracted Corona. They are setting up a...
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    15-03-2020, 10:27 PM
    Don't get your hopes up. Even WW I combined with the spanish flu did not reduce the population, just stunt the growth. It's going to take a...
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    15-03-2020, 08:40 PM
    The german pharmaceutical company CureVac in Tübingen is working on a vaccine. The White House invited the CEO early March to a meeting with...
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    15-03-2020, 01:35 AM
    Takeovers replied to a thread SOS - Win10 in Computer News
    You can think what you want. But EU courts have declared it is legal to use those keys in the EU and Microsoft accepts it. That's both for windows...
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    14-03-2020, 05:11 PM
    Takeovers replied to a thread SOS - Win10 in Computer News
    Selling enterprise keys to private users has been declared legal by EU authorities and Microsoft respects it, if they are installed and activated...
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    14-03-2020, 12:41 PM
    Takeovers replied to a thread SOS - Win10 in Computer News
    Once I could not locate the exact version for my corporate activation code. That version is not on the Microsoft servers for download. So I used a...
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    13-03-2020, 03:22 PM
    Takeovers replied to a thread SOS - Win10 in Computer News
    The disk has no value, it can be downloaded for free. The activation code has value.
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    12-03-2020, 03:01 PM
    His decisive action has stopped Corona in the US, or so he says. So why stop his rallies?:spin:
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    12-03-2020, 02:47 AM
    Takeovers replied to a thread Airline News in World News
    Latest number ~1000 infected right now in Germany. But they do expect that 60-70% of the population will be infected eventually.
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    12-03-2020, 02:44 AM
    Just from the evening news here in Germany. It is expected that 60-70% of all citizens will be infected. The goal will be to limit the rate of...
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    12-03-2020, 02:35 AM
    We don't have numbers. But to reach the fast launch rate they will need to be able to launch safely with one or a few engines out of order. Though...
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    11-03-2020, 10:14 PM
    Sounds about right.
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    11-03-2020, 02:01 PM
    It is an aspirational goal. It will need years of optimization. The biggest obstacle is the engines. Rocket engines were previously 1 use and then...
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    11-03-2020, 01:23 PM
    Takeovers replied to a thread Airline News in World News
    Health insurance covers it. Our infection rate is still low but there are cases all over the country. Sports frequently without spectators. ...
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    11-03-2020, 05:05 AM
    They have built a new tank with an improved version of the failed component and tested it. First they tested the tank with water to see if it...
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    11-03-2020, 04:57 AM
    Takeovers replied to a thread Airline News in World News
    Continue? Except possibly in China it has not even started yet. I heard a german top expert not quite but almost suggest yesterday. Let the...
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    10-03-2020, 09:13 PM
    Letting them fly as is is a statement on reuse. Also the soot enabled Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium, to write something on the body of a rocket with...
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    09-03-2020, 02:05 AM
    Space Center Houston gets a Falcon 9 booster for display. It is an older previously flown booster. YouTube It is horizontal for now. It may be...
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    07-03-2020, 01:03 PM
    Today the 20ieth and last launch of SpaceX Dragon 1 for ISS resupply has successfully launched. Future resupply missions will use the new Dragon 2...
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