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This Is the First Picture Ever Taken From Space—and It Was Taken From a Nazi Rocket

Discussion in 'Post War 1945-1955' started by PzJgr, Jan 17, 2013.

  1. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Umm actually i dont...as far as im concerned im the only person who uses sarcasm...everyone is being fair dinkum...not the first time ive taken the bait mate : )
     
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    O.M.A. Active Member

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    Respect.

    A smiley would have helped that in my post I guess, but I'm still not going to use 'em.
     
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    I google a few variations of the word dink, but I'm not sure I'm getting the same meaning you intended in your post. WTF does fair dinkum mean?
     
  4. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Fair dinkum - Dinkum - Dinks.......Real Deal/Straight up/No BS
     
  5. Jenisch

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    Why this stupid post? If you don't have nothing helpful to post, don't post at all.
     
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    I too, have a very strong opinion on this matter.
     
  7. Jenisch

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    I was just wondering if scients of the time were aware of the color of the atmosphere from outside the planet, hence I ask about why the picture was not in color. Then an indivudal comes with a cheap joke thinking he is smart and I'm stupid.
     
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    The whole thing is silly because it wasn't a man, it was a rhesus monkey and it only took that one clear picture before it threw poop on the window.
     
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    So, the monkey's photographs were in "brown and white" then?
     
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    Otto Rested & Resupplied with MREs. Staff Member WW2|ORG Editor

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    Jenisch,

    I think it's clear by the discussion between O.M.A. & CAC that the post that irked you was made in jest. KodiakBeer & Takao have now also made jokes about the rocket with either humans or monkeys riding into space and taking photos and throwing feces. It's a fair assessment that all three people made their posts only for the purpose of humor and not to insult you. My personal opinion is that these types of goings on tend to happen an awful lot on the internet, and you're going to very angry, very often if you decide to take these subdued comments personally. The WW2 Forums is a very tame place compared to many other sites, so let's not assume others are here to insult one another.

    After all Jenisch, it's only the internet.
     
  11. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Also...the atmosphere doesnt really have a colour...we see it as blue from this side due to refraction...we dont see it at all from space...we see the blue of the ocean and the brown of the land...and some white water vapour...(You can see the atmospheres with a light behind them).
     
  12. green slime

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    Hej Takao... Why is your avatar in monochrome? Didn't sailors back then know the ocean was blue?


    Everyone knows Australia was monochrome until the introduction of decimal currency, and the invention of the 12-sided 50-cent coin...

    [​IMG]

    (Hay, why is that in monochrome....)
     
  13. urqh

    urqh Tea drinking surrender monkey

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    Jenisch...Oma's already explained he was being sarcastic...If the rules of forum state no sarcasm..I could never post again...And the yanks amongst us would never get an education...

    Sarcasm...supposed to be the lowest form of wit...In reality only those that don't get the sarcasm would say that.

    Cac graciously worked it out...which for him is unusual as he is a master of the art...Suppose even Botany bay tourists have a bad day...
     
  14. MilesF

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    So does this mean that if Gen. Chuck Yeager, USAF retired & test pilot extraordinaire, ever got up to 50 miles or higher above the earth, he is classified as an astronaut?
     
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    Yes
     

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