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Comment: Re: Be able to PERMANENTLY disable instant search (Score 1) 275

by RedWizzard (#49502481) Attached to: Ask Slashdot: What Features Would You Like In a Search Engine?

I disagree with you, also a simple Google search would allow you to learn that you can obtain this behaviour by prefixing the obligatory words with '+'.

Not anymore. Google now returns results which don't always have all the obligatory words in the page, though it does tell you if some are missing.

Comment: Re:Cheap because of size, not engines (Score 2) 75

by RedWizzard (#49502425) Attached to: Rocket Lab Unveils "Electric" Rocket Engine

Maybe there's a niche for small payloads like this, but in all honesty, I expect you could fly several such payloads on one bigger rocket, or just hitchhike on the spare capacity on a big satellite launch. Still, worth a shot. Just don't pretend to be playing in the big leagues.

Where did they claim to be playing in the big leagues? And yes, there is a niche for microsatellite launch services. Your unnecessarily grumpy comments are largely correct, but you've missed the whole point of the operation, which is cost. Virgin's LauncherOne is aiming for $10m per launch, these guys are claiming half that price.

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