Apr. 9, 2007- Happy Easter to all!

Hope everyone had a great weekend. Saw “Borat” Saturday. Funny parts to it, but WTF?!? I really didn’t need to see the wrestling scene. That was nasty and uncomfortable to watch. I thought Will Farrell had no shame and would go anywhere for a joke– the scale I use to determine that has just been re-calibrated!

They are pulling the engines on Endeavour and Discovery because mold impression material was found inside them at the turbopump flowliners. The hydrogen and oxygen lines have to be superclean– the pumps spin at over 100,000 rpm and even a small gas bubble passing though would cause them to cavitate and come apart faster than the computers could sense and react to it. Just one of a thousand things that could go wrong on the vehicle in a catastrophic way.


About John Sep

Former Space Shuttle aerospace technician and private pilot now looking towards the next great adventure. Soon to be heading home from my overseas assignment! Transfered my blog from MySpace to here so check my older stuff for info and pictures from my days in space shuttle processing- lots of behind the scenes stuff! He drew pics, flew planes, fought fires and helped launch people into space - what will he do next?
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2 Responses to Apr. 9, 2007- Happy Easter to all!

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