ROSAT Down

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ofitg, Oct 22, 2011.

  1. ofitg

    ofitg Active Member

    Feb 25, 2010
  2. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    arh THATS what it was.... NO they CANT have it back ... ;)
     

  3. ofitg

    ofitg Active Member

    Feb 25, 2010
    Remember that old movie, Andromeda Strain?

    Make sure you drink your "squeeze" :rolleyes:
     
  4. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    shine? been makin me own for years but thats legal here ...

    andromeda strain? like Bali belly eh? or that Montezuma's revenge ?
     
  5. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    Heard a news blip on a local radio station the other day. The reporter was talking about that sat that came down not long ago and stated that not a day goes by that some piece of space junk, be it large or small, falls from space. Some makes it through the re-entry, some doesn't.
     
  6. ofitg

    ofitg Active Member

    Feb 25, 2010
    That movie was about an alien microbe that hitched a ride to earth on a falling satellite and wiped out a small town..... when the gov't guys arrived in town wearing their hazmat suits, they found one old codger still walking around, high on some kind of jungle juice he called "squeeze"..... made him immune, somehow.
     
  7. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    Great movie.:cool:
     
  8. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    squeeze is a generic name for shine or moonshine

    i like the irish version called poiteen ..

    it'll put hair on ya chest unless ya spill it on ya chest , there ya'll be as bald as they come ...
     
  9. Buckshot

    Buckshot Active Member

    May 5, 2009
    Southern AZ
    I don't remember if the book and the movie (either one) were the same in that regard, but I think the old guy had been drinking Sterno. The nasty part was the microbe "ate" plastic and rubber products, so all of the seals on face masks, oxygen masks, sealed chambers, containment doors, etc. failed. Ouch.
     
  10. goofy

    goofy Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    I read that a piece of space junk falls EVERY month:eek:But most of them burn up long befor they hit the earth.It gives the saying "Heads up" a whole new meaning;)
     
  11. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    try living in everyones favourite recovery area , i've a mate who's property has been hit by nearly a dozen such accidents , its a big spread .. but a dozen plus in the same area ?? yeah . accident .. ;)
     
  12. goofy

    goofy Well-Known Member

    Feb 7, 2011
    Has any one died from our space junk? Why don't we use this stuff for target practice "LONG range clay birds" and stop it before it enters the atmosphere.
     
  13. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    Sure sounds like they have your friend targeted jack.
     
  14. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    1.5 million acres so yeah makes for a easy recovery site
     
  15. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    Wow, that's a spread.

    My father had a chance to relocate us "Down Under" when I was a lad. Since I've been on this site and reading about your hunting and land spreads, I'm really wishing he had.
     
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