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The Register's mighty Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator (LOHAN) team is gearing up for a second test flight of our Vulture 2 spaceplane's vital rocket motor igniter assembly, following Monday's dramatic first attempt which unfortunately ended on a Spanish mountainside without the essential test firing carried out. Click here …

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Better luck this time chaps and chapess.

Hope the weather is as good as the other day.

Great video from the chase car, by the way.

Drinky poos?

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Good luck!

Oh, and shouldn't it be Low Orbit Hydrogen Assisted Navigator now, I can't remember.

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Go

It doesn't go into Low Orbit, it doesn't use Helium, and if any of the many components fail it won't Navigate, so I think that "Low Orbit Helium Assisted Navigator" is the perfect name!

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If you need help tracking you could try contacting Avila Radio Club, I have the email address. Plus those of a few local Amateurs. Obviously not going to post them here. If you want them contact me direct

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@SteveD

Don't you think it's up to you to contact the club and others to let them know about this endeavour(*) so that they can decide if they want to oiffer assistance instead of them receiving unsolicited mail out of the blue. Presumably if you have the e-mail addresses then you are at least known to them

it's good to want to be of help but spam is spam no matter.

(*)They may already be aware of it and are helping or have decided they can be of no real assistance.

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Here's wishing you a successful launch, safe flight and easy, goat- and tree-free recovery!

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Pint

And not forgetting the Special Projects Bureau Special Projects Burro (SPBSPB)

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/03/02/special_projects_burro/

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/05/24/rip_aladdin/

At the going down of the sun, and in the raising of a glass, we will remember him.

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Truly great headline and byline, well done that man.

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Why so late in the day?

Wouldn't it be better to launch between 9 or 10 am?

Then you'd have a chance to track and recover in daylight!

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Re: Why so late in the day?

9am?

Spain?

are you nuts?

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Just curious...

... as to who the interested observer strapped on the side of the box is. Obviously not an intrepid Playmonaut since he's not a spacesuit. Obviously far braver since he's sitting outside with his feet hanging in the breeze. I probably missed this bit of info....

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Re: Just curious...

That's a diver, in case of another water landing.

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Third attempt, Shirley?

There was the first attempt back in July, the second attempt a couple of days ago, so the next will be number three.

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godspeed

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Buena suerte, estaremos atentos

Good luck

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Live feed Cameras

Remember to point them where the action is this time please.

Am looking forward to the car chase and goat carnage

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