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Apollo is the only manned mission that complained of the cold in space as far as my research goes.

Shuttle astronauts complained of cold hands while working in the cargo bay.  The heated air in the suits doesn't generally make it out to the extremities.  So they warmed their hands from the radiant heat from the cargo bay work lights.
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Other Conspiracy Theories / Re: Flat Earth believer to launch homemade rocket.
« Last post by Geordie on December 13, 2017, 07:04:28 PM »
Conspiracism is in the DSM-5.  Though remember, in order to qualify as a disorder, it has to be severe enough to impact your day-to-day life.
How about an impact into the earth from 1800 feet up? Terminal illness?
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The Hoax Theory / Re: Space temperature. Space physics, and the naked emperor.
« Last post by raven on December 13, 2017, 05:24:11 PM »
If I'm to understand this fully, your theory is that a heat zone extends from the Sun, represented by ambient, not radiant, heat, which you consider the "real" thermosphere. Another extends from the Earth, created by the internal heat of the Earth's core.

I gather that your point is that the higher a spacecraft is, the hotter it should be, because it's closer to the Sun? And that you think Apollo 13 reporting it was getting cold is wrong, because it should have been warmed by the Sun?
If that's really what they are trying to say, oy . . . just soooo much wrong with it.
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The Hoax Theory / Re: Space temperature. Space physics, and the naked emperor.
« Last post by twik on December 13, 2017, 02:42:18 PM »
If I'm to understand this fully, your theory is that a heat zone extends from the Sun, represented by ambient, not radiant, heat, which you consider the "real" thermosphere. Another extends from the Earth, created by the internal heat of the Earth's core.

I gather that your point is that the higher a spacecraft is, the hotter it should be, because it's closer to the Sun? And that you think Apollo 13 reporting it was getting cold is wrong, because it should have been warmed by the Sun?
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Other Conspiracy Theories / Re: Flat Earth believer to launch homemade rocket.
« Last post by nomuse on December 12, 2017, 06:45:28 PM »
I like that.

One of the lads I know at the pub dropped on me when we were talking about how cold the weather has been recently, "Yes, and the chemtrails were really heavy this morning as well."

But he still made it to the pub, so it doesn't appear that fear of poison from the sky actually altered his plans in any significant way.
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The Hoax Theory / Re: Space temperature. Space physics, and the naked emperor.
« Last post by nomuse on December 12, 2017, 06:42:05 PM »
I think -- the actual astronomers should be along soon -- the 4K is the residual background radiation, the red-shifted remnant of the first moments when photons could travel freely through the early universe. So no matter how remote you are from any other object, the view angle of your radiator will be seeing 4K. You can't cool below that point by radiation.

But just a look up at the night sky will show a lot more sources (closer in time and space). And that's before you get to a nicely radiating body like a nearby planet.
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Other Conspiracy Theories / Re: Flat Earth believer to launch homemade rocket.
« Last post by gillianren on December 12, 2017, 12:26:36 PM »
Conspiracism is in the DSM-5.  Though remember, in order to qualify as a disorder, it has to be severe enough to impact your day-to-day life.  If nothing in your life relies on knowing that the Earth is round, humans have walked on the Moon, and so forth, and you're able to live a normal, healthy life despite believing such things, you do not qualify for the mental illness.
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Other Conspiracy Theories / Re: Flat Earth believer to launch homemade rocket.
« Last post by jfb on December 12, 2017, 09:35:57 AM »
I propose a new entry into the next version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - Youtube Psychosis. 
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The Hoax Theory / Re: Space temperature. Space physics, and the naked emperor.
« Last post by gwiz on December 12, 2017, 05:20:52 AM »
Allen, you don't need to go to college to get the basic understanding of physics that you so clearly lack.  A good school science course should do the trick.  You need to concentrate first on understanding exactly what "heat" and "temperature" mean.
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Other Conspiracy Theories / Re: Flat Earth believer to launch homemade rocket.
« Last post by mako88sb on December 11, 2017, 04:30:20 PM »
Yes. I tried debating a flat-earther once and it's a hopeless cause. Those folks are batshit crazy, and that's being generous in my opinion.
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