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Offline ssfc72

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Blue Origin rocket flight this morning - G forces
« on: October 13, 2021, 09:04:53 am »
https://spaceexplored.com/2021/05/06/can-you-make-it-as-a-blue-origin-astronaut/

Here is a good short article on the G forces that 90 year old William Shatner, will experience, today.
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Re: Blue Origin rocket flight this morning - G forces
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2021, 12:56:32 pm »
Are you saving up for a future ticket, Bill? I'm only half-joking. Who knows how soon it might actually become affordable with all these companies going at it?

I'm not sure about the Gs but I know I'd likely have trouble with this one with my fear of heights!

"Be comfortable on the top deck of the launch tower and on the grated gangway to the CC. These are about seventy (70) feet above ground level and are surrounded by balcony-like railings. The view is equivalent to the view from a seventh floor balcony."

Shatner posted a tweet about it with a quote from Isaac Newton (which he should have given credit to, but that's another story):

https://twitter.com/WilliamShatner/status/1448300996015181842?s=20
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