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  1. Drone

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    Ok less blah, it's not rocket science (well it is), more stuff, watch the videos:



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    Now that is one big rocket. And to think it took 5 of them:eek:
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    FordGT90Concept "I go fast!1!11!1!"

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    Why are they doing this? If they're not intending to use it to put something in space, they're wasting money.
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    Space Shuttle engines (SSME's) are tiny compared to those!!!

    Even the fuel pump on that thing is massive :eek:
    *Hint- turbine that runs the fuel pump is 55,000 hp :D
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    dem flames... :D

    A fine example of technology. But damn, hundreds of thousands of liters of propellant burnt in just a few seconds! :eek:
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    Built with slide rules, horn rimmed glasses, coffee and cigarettes.
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    But can it run...
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    I remember having one of these in my Ford Festiva. :p
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    terrible gas mileage
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    Whatever...I got there in less than 5 minutes. ;)
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    And on a single tank
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    Yup. The hardest was the braking and steering.
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    NASA has launched Atlas 5 rocket today. Would like to post it here:



    Liftoff is always amazing.

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