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Big Dumb Booster - bigbumble
January 20th, 2009
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Big Dumb Booster
This past Saturday a spy satellite was launched by a Delta IV heavy lift rocket. The rocket can lift over 22 tons into orbit. The interesting thing is the rocket is all liquid hydrogen fueled with no solid boosters. It is equivalent to more than the old Apollo Saturn IB.

News and links to rocket porn here:
http://www.ulalaunch.com/

Data sheet here:
http://www.ulalaunch.com/docs/product_sheet/DeltaIVProductCardFinal.pdf

Current Mood: enthralledenthralled

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From:jrittenhouse
Date:January 20th, 2009 07:26 pm (UTC)
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Ya know, you just don't get good rocket porn anymore...
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