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Submission + - Lauch Escape System to be tested for Apollo like capsule in the Baltic sea->

An anonymous reader writes: The Danish amateur rocket group Copenhagen Suborbitals are readying to test their Launch Escape System for the Tycho Deep Space capsule in the Baltic Sea east of the island Bornholm Sunday 12th August. Live coverage can be found at http://rocketfriends.org/?page_id=13 , http://www.livestream.com/csscph , http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/rocketshop and http://www.raketvenner.dk/

Live transmissions are expected from 8 am localtime (UTC+2). Live transmissions, audio commentary as well as VHF audio are expected to be available. The Tycho Deep Space is the intended capsule for a later planned suborbital shoot to the edge of Space lead by Peter Madsen and Christian von Bengtson.

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Lauch Escape System to be tested for Apollo like capsule in the Baltic sea

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Of course you can't flap your arms and fly to the moon. After a while you'd run out of air to push against.

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