Level1 News February 26 2019: A Wrinkle in Samsung Patron Edition | Level One Techs

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This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://level1techs.com/video/level1-news-february-26-2019-wrinkle-samsung-patron-edition

Re: Space Tourism

Nice to see @ryan using the SI based definition :wink:

Kármán line 100 km ~62 mi
US Military ~81 km 50 mi

NASA decided in 2004 to use the 50 mi definition, “to eliminate any inconsistency between military and civilian pilots flying the same vehicle.”


Some have argued to revise the Kármán line altitude to be much closer to the US Military definition:

There’s an immediate benefit for employees, as well, Carpenter maintains.

“Over the course of an eight-hour shift, they don’t have to repeat the same welcome language hundreds of times,” he said.

Why don’t they just use pre-recorded greetings?