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Raptors Republic Android & iOS App

Hey guys and gals,

We're running a, how should I say, pilot or beta version of our new Raptors Republic app. We haven't made it official as we're still trying to work out some bugs while improving the user interface. So, its not the final version so expect to see more changes over the next while.

Anyhow, please feel free to download. Available on both Android & iPhone. It's absolutely free.

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...rsrepublic.app

iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/the-...6946?ls=1&mt=8

If we could ask a favour though. We're welcoming feedback and suggestions on perhaps things you'd like to see. At the end of the day we're doing this for you guys by making everything here easier available for you the user. Please send your feedback (Regardless if its positive or negative) to raptorsrepublic@gmail.com.

Thanks in advance and we hope you guys enjoy the application.
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  • Joey
    started a topic The Space Thread

    The Space Thread

    So Pluto is back in the news, I'm bored, and its a pretty big deal.



    Up until recently, the best thing we had for a "picture" of Pluto was this:


    And its moon Charon? It was even worse:


    For people who grew up dreaming of the day we'd know more about the little guy way out in the middle of nowhere, and then watched as it was demoted of its Planetness:


    This is pretty awesome to see.

    So now, thanks to the New Horizons space probe, which was launched January 19th, 2006, we now pictures that look like this (note the heart shape):

    and this:

    and Charon get's its close up too!


    All thanks to a little yellow probe that's smaller than a Smart Car:


    We are blessed with gifs like this:


    Fun fact: New Horizons is the Fastest Space Probe ever launched, traveling at speeds up to 60,000km/h.

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    DanH wrote: View Post
    Radarsat constellation satellites deployment being shown live. Launch already happened. But I assume will all be viewable after the fact.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8A2nJd9Urk8
    I could watch SpaceX's rockets land all day. Chills everytime. All sats were deployed successfully

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  • DanH
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    Radarsat constellation satellites deployment being shown live. Launch already happened. But I assume will all be viewable after the fact.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8A2nJd9Urk8

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  • Joey
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    rocwell wrote: View Post
    Starship prototype is coming along well

    I really want them to put a little red ball on the tip, and paint the wings red:

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    Starship prototype is coming along well

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    Blue Origin is 'going to the MOON': Jeff Bezos unveils lunar lander at mysterious invite-only event in Washington D.C. and suggests his firm will hit VP Pence's 2024 deadline for putting humans back on the surface

    • Jeff Bezos revealed Blue Origin's lunar lander, Blue Moon on Thursday afternoon during a secretive event
    • The lander has been in development for three years, putting it on track for a 2024 landing, Bezos said
    • Company also developing a new rocket engine for the system, which could be stepping stone for colonization
    • Blue Origin teased an image of Ernest Shackleton's exploration ship Endurance, suggesting their moon plans
    • Shackleton is the name of a crater in the moon's famed South Pole-Aitken Basin, many noted ahead of event
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencet...ce-vision.html

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  • Apollo
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    Ummm, I'm craving roasted marshmallows now.

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  • rocwell
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    Miekenstien wrote: View Post

    There is real science behind physics. There is fear mongering communism behind global warming.

    like einstein and the theory of relativity. He couldn't prove it at the time, but the math was good. With climate science it is all "maybe, could, and potentially".
    There's solid science behind climate change. Fear mongering comes from right-wingers and capitalism haters. Moving towards low-carbon economy is very much possible. Just not Green New Deal. That ain't it.

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    Joey wrote: View Post

    So awesome. So if I understand this all correctly, Scientists can use models to predict exactly what the single most complex, most ridiculous thing in the Universe looks and acts like, without ever actually seeing one ... but their Climate models should absolutely never be trusted ...
    There is real science behind physics. There is fear mongering communism behind global warming.

    like einstein and the theory of relativity. He couldn't prove it at the time, but the math was good. With climate science it is all "maybe, could, and potentially".

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    Joey wrote: View Post

    So awesome. So if I understand this all correctly, Scientists can use models to predict exactly what the single most complex, most ridiculous thing in the Universe looks and acts like, without ever actually seeing one ... but their Climate models should absolutely never be trusted ...

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  • Joey
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    rocwell wrote: View Post

    Watch this video:

    So awesome. So if I understand this all correctly, Scientists can use models to predict exactly what the single most complex, most ridiculous thing in the Universe looks and acts like, without ever actually seeing one ... but their Climate models should absolutely never be trusted ...

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