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Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

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Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

Boeing "starliner" space capsule, went off course 30 mins after take off.... and is in the wrong orbit to rendezvous with the ISS. ! ..

Suitable Video here....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CduA0TULnow

 

Read all about it  here !

 

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeings-starliner-crew-capsule-launches-on-1st-space-flight/

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Re: Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

Was it the Starliner MAX version?

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Re: Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

Triumph and tragedy seems to be the price we pay for progress and Boeing have had their fare share of both.

The glory days of that 747 which changed the way we flew and now heads towards retirement. Greatest machine ever built? Certainly for some.

The Max has been a disaster of course but crikey, getting a rocket off the ground and into orbit deserves some credit surely. 

Onwards and upwards... just don't mention either the Comet... or Blue Streak. 😉


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Re: Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !


@Minivanman wrote:

 

The Max has been a disaster of course but crikey, getting a rocket off the ground and into orbit deserves some credit surely. 

 


It`s not rocket science, though , is it ?? ? ? ? ?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qrzq_zWcw0&list=RDQMOVuIZu-OnBk&index=19

 

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Re: Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

It didn't have a crew aboard.

Maybe nobody wanted to fly in it.

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Re: Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

Not so sure anybody really flies anything anymore. It's all computers innit. 😊


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That's ok if you trust the computer 😉

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Re: Off Course... - It`s a Boeing !

@Strat 

Far from being a frequent flyer m'self, but what other option do we (or even the pilots for that matter) have and if not trust, then faith in computers and those that make aircraft.

Trust is a firm belief in outcome, faith is fingers crossed for a safe landing!

Anyways, keeping safe reminds of that chap who after more than a few beers down the pub was advised to take the bus home.

Turns out he wasn't safe to drive that either. 😆

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