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2018-10-28 China-Japan-Koreas
China's first private rocket fails after launch
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Posted by Frank G 2018-10-28 12:55|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6523 views ]  Top
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#1 rocket was carrying a satellite for state broadcaster CCTV

In the Middle Kingdom, TV watches you.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2018-10-28 15:13||   2018-10-28 15:13|| Front Page Top

#2 but something abnormal happened after the second stage

The piggyback covert load didn't separate.
Posted by Javith Jort8765 2018-10-28 15:48||   2018-10-28 15:48|| Front Page Top

#3 90's tech by Clinton/Loral
Posted by Frank G 2018-10-28 15:58||   2018-10-28 15:58|| Front Page Top

#4 Small satellite launcher, solid fuel. Most likely built from Chinese IRBM.
Posted by Ebbaitch Squank4369 2018-10-28 16:29||   2018-10-28 16:29|| Front Page Top

#5 In the Middle Kingdom, TV watches you.

Whereas in America it's Alexa. Built into the tablet you got from Amazon, like the one on my desk here that I can't seem to turn off.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2018-10-28 17:55||   2018-10-28 17:55|| Front Page Top

#6 Hammer.
Use a hammer, Thing.
Posted by Skidmark 2018-10-28 18:05||   2018-10-28 18:05|| Front Page Top

#7 Faraday Cage, Thing, Faraday Cage. I wonder is one of those Mylar "space blankets" would make a good pouch for your tablet?
Posted by magpie 2018-10-28 18:55||   2018-10-28 18:55|| Front Page Top

#8 I was actually using the Amazon tablet as a kindle. I don't really have anything to replace it with to read my kindle books on right now if I smash it.

As I think I pointed out to 3dc earlier, I can't just throw out all the modern technology that might be eavesdropping on me, I'd probably have to walk out into the wilderness and live on locusts and wild honey, and there aren't any good places to do that any more. I'd probably just get a giardia infection.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2018-10-28 19:41||   2018-10-28 19:41|| Front Page Top

#9 walk out into the wilderness and live on locusts and wild honey

Careful. Some of those locusts are actually bugs, if you know what I mean. Nudge nudge, wink wink. Don't get me started on the "squirrels". Just ask the Paleostinians!
Posted by SteveS 2018-10-28 19:54||   2018-10-28 19:54|| Front Page Top

#10 One word - Vanguard.
Posted by Procopius2k 2018-10-28 21:24||   2018-10-28 21:24|| Front Page Top

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