Recent Comments by Fairbs subscribe to this feed

Dramatic crash during rally in Lithuania

Unbelievable save at the Isle of Man TT 2017

Fairbs says...

of you or the racer?

newtboy said:

Watched this on the daily coverage, and DAMN! That was one hell of a save. 5th gear (around 140-150?) sideways in the air!
Some pee definitely came out.
*quality race....for everyone except Hutchinson, who crashed.
*promote some inhuman bike control

oritteropo (Member Profile)

Fairbs says...

That makes sense since space is a vacuum that they would test it in a vacuum. For some reason, I was thinking it was a land based telescope. I guess those are pretty much obsolete at this point.


oritteropo said:

It might help to start with what the Backplane Pathfinder actually is - it's a non-flight replica of the Webb telescope’s center backplane (that link has more info and pictures).

Chamber A allows simulating the cold environment the real telescope will face in space, and is the same vacuum chamber where Apollo spacecraft were tested.

Now, to answer your question: They are testing the test procedures for the real telescope! (source: NASA). I realise that doesn't exactly answer your question, but I haven't found details of the actual tests they plan to run... so as a distraction, here are some more images -

Fairbs (Member Profile)

Fairbs says...

No love for the Bruins? I'm appalled.

I somewhat support the Pats because my dad liked them because Brady is the QB and he went to Michigan and the Lions sucked for so long (yes weird logic). I don't care much for the Sox (or baseball in general) except for when they beat the Yankees.

enoch said:

you would be correct my friend,but i am cheating a bit.i grew up in rhode island and burr is from boston.

same diff.we all root for the sox and patriots!

  • 1

Send this Article to a Friend

Separate multiple emails with a comma (,); limit 5 recipients

Your email has been sent successfully!

Manage this Video in Your Playlists

Beggar's Canyon