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underpants

(183,107 posts)
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 07:08 PM Feb 22

🌖 ***MOON LANDING Thread ***

First chance is at 6:24 Eastern. They have until 8:24 or it’s done.

Former Senator and NASA Administrator Bill Nelson was just on CNN explaining the problem. The landing isn’t with radar, it’s with lights and the lights aren’t working. They have a backup.


Oh and William Shatner will be on to comment.

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🌖 ***MOON LANDING Thread *** (Original Post) underpants Feb 22 OP
Recommended. H2O Man Feb 22 #1
Here's LIVE stream from NBC's channel on Youtube blogslug Feb 22 #2
Thanks. Looks like CNN is using the same feed. underpants Feb 22 #7
Watch LIVE here PuraVidaDreamin Feb 22 #3
CNN - they are going for it underpants Feb 22 #5
I've got it on now, the NASA YouTube channel. NT mahatmakanejeeves Feb 22 #4
Watching on CNN Emile Feb 22 #6
NASA YouTube Channel Live Link Kennah Feb 22 #8
attempting to locate communications... PuraVidaDreamin Feb 22 #9
Awaitng return of an image Kennah Feb 22 #10
5:23 PM Central is estimated touch down Kennah Feb 22 #11
Sounds like they have located a signal but PuraVidaDreamin Feb 22 #12
Should NOT have used Win 11 Kennah Feb 22 #13
Hahaha PuraVidaDreamin Feb 22 #14
It's a YES! underpants Feb 22 #15
Shouldn't have used AT&T relayerbob Feb 22 #34
"Equipment is on the surface and transmitting." Well that's a little vague. An airplane black box is on the ground too. SoFlaBro Feb 22 #16
They did it! Eugene Feb 22 #17
👍👍👍👍👍 underpants Feb 22 #19
Odysseus has a new home Kennah Feb 22 #18
This makes me so happy! Drum Feb 22 #20
Still exciting! IcyPeas Feb 22 #21
I was apparently in the room where the TV was on underpants Feb 22 #22
Will the moon be landing anywhere near me? I don't have many extra pillows. Hermit-The-Prog Feb 22 #23
I watched it on TV underpants Feb 22 #24
Thanks for your OP -- I was working on a water heater and forgot the time. Hermit-The-Prog Feb 23 #35
Kick orangecrush Feb 22 #25
More good news pfitz59 Feb 22 #26
We had a party with my friends at the newspaper to watch the first moon landing. This brings it back Walleye Feb 22 #27
This shits hard, really really hard Cheezoholic Feb 22 #28
Let's hope we can terraform it fast before we make this planet unlivable. Think. Again. Feb 22 #29
Looks like a successful landing? CaptainTruth Feb 22 #30
After 50 years of advancements in technology, Mr.Bill Feb 22 #31
Launched by SpaceX. Yes, I hate Elmo, but Elmo isnt SpaceX. CaptainTruth Feb 22 #32
A lot of the SpaceX engineers learned their craft working on NASA's space shuttle program. LastDemocratInSC Feb 22 #33

PuraVidaDreamin

(4,113 posts)
14. Hahaha
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 07:39 PM
Feb 22

They have given themselves a round of applause.
"We have confirmed our equipment is on the surface of the Moon" Flight director Craine

SoFlaBro

(2,025 posts)
16. "Equipment is on the surface and transmitting." Well that's a little vague. An airplane black box is on the ground too.
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 07:39 PM
Feb 22

Cheezoholic

(2,053 posts)
28. This shits hard, really really hard
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 08:56 PM
Feb 22

It's 1000% harder when you start throwing big brained apes inside these things. I don't think most understand how really really hard this shit is.

Hoping for success

CaptainTruth

(6,626 posts)
30. Looks like a successful landing?
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 09:21 PM
Feb 22

Intuitive Machines makes first U.S. moon landing in 51 years
While it reached the surface and was communicating with the ground, the exact condition of the lander was unknown.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2024/02/22/moon-landing-intuitive-machines-odysseus-nasa-live/

Mr.Bill

(24,385 posts)
31. After 50 years of advancements in technology,
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 09:46 PM
Feb 22

I wouldn't be surprised if we learned more from this than we did from manned landings. We've learned a lot about Mars without sending people there.

CaptainTruth

(6,626 posts)
32. Launched by SpaceX. Yes, I hate Elmo, but Elmo isnt SpaceX.
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 09:55 PM
Feb 22

Elmo couldn't design a rocket engine to save his life. Nor could he design the electronics or write the telemetry code required to return a booster stage from the edge of space & land it gently upright.

Hate Elmo for what he is, a right-wing nutjob, as I do, but please don't hate all the brilliant engineers & technicians who make SpaceX a successful company (blowing away Boeing & the ULA).

Just MHO...

LastDemocratInSC

(3,658 posts)
33. A lot of the SpaceX engineers learned their craft working on NASA's space shuttle program.
Thu Feb 22, 2024, 10:02 PM
Feb 22

Musk is standing on the shoulders of giants.

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