confirmation of the ISEE-3 spin-up burn yesterday. Before the burn (actually 11 pulses on the spacecraft's hydrazine thrusters) the spin rate of ISEE-3 was 19.16 rpm. After spin-up burn it was 19.76 rpm. The original mission specifications for ISEE-3 called for a spin rate of 19.75 +/- 0.2 rpm. Bullseye. … »
Just when you thought the nightmare was over, that your childhood memories and hero's might be safe, and that we could finally start seeing high budgeted movies where the plot doesn't rely on the constant bouncing breasts of the stereotypically ditzy female protagonist, NOPE, too bad, not on Michael Bay's watch.