1446: "Landing"

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby micdi » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:52 pm UTC

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BlitzGirl wrote:I've been watching the livestream hoping for pictures, but right now I'm just staring at the empty bookcases in Mission Control. WHY ARE THEY SO EMPTY?

Those are bookcases? o.O

I think so. There's a phone or something on one of them.

Ok, I'll assume it's a phonecase then.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby azule » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:53 pm UTC

Triple ninja'd.

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That's a nice library. Well lit. TVs. Plenty of space. Too bad for the lack of books.

Uh, I mean, space whales, on topic harpooning references, yadda yadda. :o
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:54 pm UTC

12:50


Ninja'd I do believe.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby LordHorst » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:55 pm UTC

BlitzGirl wrote:I've been watching the livestream hoping for pictures, but right now I'm just staring at the empty bookcases in Mission Control. WHY ARE THEY SO EMPTY?


Because they didn't get any pictures yet they could print, store in foldes and store those folders in the bookcase (which would of course then be labeled as a foldercase).

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby HAL9000 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:55 pm UTC

HAL9000 wrote:I find it simultaneously fascinating and disturbing that the most profound things I've read in the past months I have encountered in or been led to by an internet forum thread about a webcomic.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Foarm » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:55 pm UTC

[Edit] Ninja'd


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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby micdi » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:56 pm UTC

"should"
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Flotter » Wed Nov 12, 2014 12:58 pm UTC

markhb wrote:Is anyone else not seeing the image update? I don't know if it's the proxy I'm behind or what, but I can't get anything but the blank image, and "Live Headers" says the page is returning 304 Not Modified.

Mine was stuck at the 12:30 update, but seems to be working again (after refresh).

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Patteroast » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:00 pm UTC

1:00
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Gee, thanks for the reassurance, Rosetta. Feeling much better.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby HAL9000 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:00 pm UTC

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HAL9000 wrote:I find it simultaneously fascinating and disturbing that the most profound things I've read in the past months I have encountered in or been led to by an internet forum thread about a webcomic.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:00 pm UTC

Poor Philae is once again worried.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Foarm » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:01 pm UTC

And Philae is worried again :(

[Edit] Ninja'd
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby micdi » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:01 pm UTC

It's gonna be like I said after all!
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:02 pm UTC

It was a phonecase all along!
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby arcanmster » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:08 pm UTC

Anyone for 13:05? I can't get it to show...

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby micdi » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:11 pm UTC

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:11 pm UTC

I can believe it. Those are very pointy things, harpoons.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Djehutynakht » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:12 pm UTC

It's really not.

We've yet to see a status in the update box to quantify what the harpoons think of this whole endeavor. I'd imagine they'd have some opinion, with so much counting on them.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby CapCouillon » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:13 pm UTC

Just Received via my personal AP news wire....

News Flash
From: Un-named source
Location: EAS Mission Control (Not in space)
Subj: WHODAT

An un-named source at the EAS Rosetta mission control center has just announced that due to concerns including possible failed top thruster on the landing craft, possible penetration failures of standard mooring harpoons (as expressed by worried but brave landing module), and photographc evidence of multiple (possible hostile) quetion marks, it is initializing a previously unannounced backup system.

WHODAT (Whale Harpoon Operational Deployment and Test) has been initialized as a backup to the standard rock harpoon system. Our source states the WHODAT system was kept secret out of fears that GreenPeace would attempt to buzz the comet with Zodiac rafts in order prevent the landing.


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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby eidako » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:15 pm UTC

Djehutynakht wrote:We've yet to see a status in the update box to quantify what the harpoons think of this whole endeavor.

Harpoons: bloodlust.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby sdnelso2 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:15 pm UTC

Just blitzed. All caught up, and of course registered for this.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:17 pm UTC

It is a common tactic of the spaceraptor to make its prey obsess about whales.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Flotter » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:18 pm UTC

Next status: Rosetta: Worried, because Philae might develop some mental problems.

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https://twitter.com/esaoperations/statu ... 2396001281 :D

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:21 pm UTC

13:20
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We are all THINKING ABOUT WHALES.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Envelope Generator » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:23 pm UTC

The live cam is showing the desktops of some personnel, I can't see any browser windows opened to xkcd.
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Re: 1446: "???"

Postby cellocgw » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:23 pm UTC

tman2nd wrote:This is exiting!


Probably long-ninja'd by now, but it'd be more exciting if it didn't exit :oops:
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Patteroast » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:24 pm UTC

Looks like the selfies came in!

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby HES » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:25 pm UTC

Flotter wrote:Next status: Rosetta: Worried, because Philae might develop some mental problems.

It's not like we're planning to bring it back, are we?
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Eutychus » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:26 pm UTC

Ooh, Toulouse ! Only about 600 km from here :D
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby BlitzGirl » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:27 pm UTC

The war between the question marks and the spacewhales has begun!
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby HAL9000 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:27 pm UTC

Odd... I'm still getting the old image.
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby micdi » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:28 pm UTC

i always read that as

Comet 67P: Big Probably
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby eidako » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:28 pm UTC

HES wrote:
Flotter wrote:Next status: Rosetta: Worried, because Philae might develop some mental problems.

It's not like we're planning to bring it back, are we?

All the more reason for Rosetta to be worried. They're going to be spending a long, long time together.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby wolf99 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:28 pm UTC

Whales falling... HHGTTG reference?? Shouldnt there be a bowl of petunias there as well then? ;)
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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby Djehutynakht » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:29 pm UTC

So many whales.

I'm getting no work done. Damn.

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Re: 1446: "Landing"

Postby micdi » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:29 pm UTC

micdi wrote:
micdi wrote:So, number of harpoons in space: 5 now?

6.

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