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Here's the current position of the Vulture 1 main payload balloon module (G6UIM-11) and pursuit vehicle (G6UIM-9), according to our feed from via the APRS system. The position of the actual spaceplane (G6UIM-12) is difficult to interpret at the moment. The signal may not be continuous, depending on whether or not radio man Steve …

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Faster!

It's certainly going some, what's the range of the radio kit?

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The Vulture has landed....

but in one piece?!

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Paris Hilton

Do we have any idea if the plane released?

The balloon certainly got high enough.

Oh, and you're driving like my gran....

(I'm sure there's a Paris/high joke in there somewhere, but it's still to early in the morning for me.)

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I'm guessing

The Balloon's gonna ground somewhere near Brunete

Hair color so natural only her hairdresser knows for sure

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is this thing on?

was the space plane turned on? the most recent date for it is yesterday

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Quick..Take the N-403 !!!

Not really a chase vehicle is it ? They stopped at a greasy spoon cafe ? :D . My money is that it's going to come down in the centre of Madrid :D

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Paris Hilton

Were the f*** is PARIS?

Out for a good chase I guess.

Paris cos she likes to be chased around.

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Looks like it's falling

quite fast

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looks like

she's going down .........

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Hmm...

It seems to be steadily losing altitude if that figure is to be believed...

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This is ...

... the sort of thing I'd like to share by pressing a little facebook icon.

Just sayin.

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Really?

Well stop "just sayin". You might make people think none of us have got any real friends.

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G6UIM-12

G6UIM-12 (the spaceplane) hasn't had its position updated since yesterday. Did somebody forget to charge the GPS unit for today's flight?

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That doesn't look right

Car going the wrong way and balloon coming down fast

ah man, bad luck guys?

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Chase car.

Do they know something we don't about the actual plane's location, or is it just that the roadside bars have opened in that part of the world?

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WTF?

"difficult to interpret"

Is that Reg speak for 'gaga' or just cuckoo?

I can't wait to they get there and find out what happened.

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Obviously, a major malfunction

Will there be a Mishap Investigation Board?

And even more important question - will there be a Return To Flight program?

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Erm

Has the chase car crashed, been pulled over by the local police, or just stopped for a pint?

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Paris Hilton

Looks like she's down

See title

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WTF?

where is the plane

i cant see where the plane is at all, just the car and baloon

is this expected??

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Alien

what about the pilot??

you callous b*stards ;-)

Nibbles would have done a better job!

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Unhappy

*sniff*

*holds candlelight vigil for Playmonaut*

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this url should add in the plane

http://aprs.fi/?call=a%2FG6UIM-11%2C%20G6UIM-9%2C%20G6UIM-12&mt=roadmap&z=11&timerange=3600

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The plane

Ah. Not too impressive a flight (plummet?), then. Still it was fun following it on Twitter. I'm not registering though, I've no desire to become one of you twats

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Here's the space plane URL:

http://aprs.fi/?call=a%2FG6UIM-11%2C%20G6UIM-9%2C%20G6UIM-12&mt=roadmap&z=11&timerange=3600

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so much for "flight"?

it flew like a lead balloon?

Or a dead parrot?

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Re: so much for "flight"?

In a word, or four: ODFO. That's the official Vulture 1 callsign, by the way.

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