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by mike.s
Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:17 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1133: "Up Goer Five"
Replies: 228
Views: 92795

Re: 1133: "Up Goer Five"

I'm surprised that nobody noticed that the capsule is a Block I Coo! Well spotted - I hadn't noticed the CM/SM umbilical was on the hatch side. Well, if we're going to be that picky ... :) The Instrument Unit did not hold "most of the c omputers"* - it had the LVDC (Launch Vehicle Digital...
by mike.s
Mon Nov 12, 2012 2:55 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1133: "Up Goer Five"
Replies: 228
Views: 92795

Re: 1133: "Up Goer Five"

Was Apollo 5 manned? I thought they started doing that later on :o I mean, it wasn't till 11 that they landed on the Moon. Or is that not the other world this comic speaks of? Up Goer 5 = Saturn 5 But yeah, it probably should be Up Goer 11. ETA: I suppose it's refering to the entire Apollo program,...

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