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Posted by: TJ - Sun May 16, 2004 2:16 am
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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:54 am
According to space.com Pixel can be or has been repaired so that asecond flight is possible today.

It seems that the data about Pixel (and Texel too perhaps) can be used in what I am doing in the Financial Barriers section.



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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:00 pm
Thanx to all who tried to help me out yesterday, but I had to go to work, so I missed it anyway. However, today my media player has decided to miraculously work for some reason, so yay! :D Let's hope the 'dillos have some of the same luck.


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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:02 pm
Marshall wrote:
Let's hope the 'dillos have some of the same luck.


Hoping the same :) I hope they can fly their second vehicle today as well.

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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 3:49 pm
Geez.. I hope it's on the pad.. and not with one leg outside of it... .. waiting for more news..

EDIT: Not one leg out of it.. all of them... :(

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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 6:25 pm
Looks like the bits in Pixel, Texel are are completely recyclable and they can transform into one another. Perhaps in another life they're called Yin and Yang and Yin now has bits of Yang in it. If they can only get the right balance :wink:


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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 6:39 pm
3rd time goodtime!, Goodluck Armadillo :D Can't wait till it's over :)

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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:07 pm
They did it!, I hope they can repair and fly back to pad 1 :)

EDIT: :( and poff.. while attempting to fly back, Pixel crashed on its side..

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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:49 pm
I wonder if venting is going to be a problem.


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Post    Posted on: Sat Oct 21, 2006 7:58 pm
Darn, that stinks! Good try(s), Armadillo!! I can't wait to see the videos + hear the "post-game carnage report," as it were.

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Post    Posted on: Sun Oct 22, 2006 1:49 am
Well looks like a rough day all around, I got to spend two and a half hours driving so I can get shot up by a bunch of paintball players who had trouble understanding that the guy in orange with a camera wasn't playing, then three hours of driving to get home. I was really hoping that Armadillo was going to take the prize but it looks like their day was a bit more stressful than mine.

I hope they put everything they pulled off of Texel back on and can fly tomorrow, even if it's just for a demo flight. Although I think they could pull off the Level 2 Challenge. If there's anyone out there that could put together a working rocket with the various dinged and disassembled rocket craft(s)/pieces, my money is most certainly on Armadillo.


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Post    Posted on: Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:02 pm
I've been folowing your progress for several years, and I have to say I'm very impressed with what you did achive at the event. It's certainly a shame you missed the prize money, for the very reasons given, but its still very impressive.

I look forward to both the videos, and hearing your continued developments as they ocur, after your teams well earn break.


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Post    Posted on: Tue Oct 24, 2006 11:13 pm
I read a report that stated that Pixel and Texel use WiFi for their telemetry/control systems.

If so, does anyone know if it was A,B or G?

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Post    Posted on: Mon Dec 04, 2006 10:49 pm
Well first Monday of the month and eagerly awaiting the next Armadillo update. :D


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Post    Posted on: Tue Dec 05, 2006 2:59 am
Yeah me too :D

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Post    Posted on: Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:38 am
There is an update on their homepage and I will post it under News.



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