Recommendations | Sunday, February 28, 2016
I got a little entranced with the shot above. Now back to regular programming...
(Update 3: SpaceX scrubbed their fourth launch attempt for Tuesday, 1 Mar at 1835 EST due to high altitude winds out of limits. Next attempt scheduled for Friday, 4 Mar.)
(Update 2: SpaceX has scheduled a fourth launch attempt for Tuesday, 1 Mar at 1835 EST [launch was previously scrubbed three times]). Webcast link here.
(Update 1: SpaceX has scrubbed the latest launch attempt - holding once due to a range violation, and ultimately scrubbing due to a low thrust alarm and helium bubble [launch was aborted at or around T-0]). Launch abort video here.
SpaceX SES-9 Full Webcast (YouTube)
After two scrubs last week, SpaceX is trying again to launch SES-9 (a communications satellite). This will be the second launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 full thrust variant (various changes to include lengthening of stages and the use of denser liquid oxygen). Launch is scheduled for 1547 PST, with a backup window tomorrow, 29 February.
It's not just you. Bad doors are everywhere. (Vox)
More reasons for why design is important.
Berkshire Hathaway - 2015 Annual Letter
A must read for anyone interested in business. Absolutely fascinating how Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have built up Berkshire Hathaway to where it is now.
Ethereal - CMA (Spotify)