User:WDGraham

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Good Evening!
I am W. D. Graham, an editor on the English Wikipedia, which is the only Wikimedia project that I regularly contribute to. I have been editing Wikipedia since 2005.

I am primarily interested in spaceflight, rocketry and space science, however I also have a passing interest in aviation, military history and computer programming.

Upcoming rocket launches

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The next scheduled launch is of the MUOS-3 military comsat on an Atlas V 551 rocket. Launch from Cape Canaveral SLC-41 is scheduled for 00:43 UTC on January 21, 2015.
The next scheduled manned launch is of Soyuz TMA-16M on a Soyuz-FG rocket, carrying three Expedition 44 crew members, including the first one-year crew, to the International Space Station. Launch from Baikonur Site 1/5 is scheduled on March 28, 2015.
For a full launch schedule see 2015 in spaceflight

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And the Human Spaceflight Portal - View - Talk - Edit

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Spaceflight News

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My Contributions

I have made over 15,000 edits to Wikipedia. For a full list, please see my contributions.

The contributions which I am most pleased with are the Timeline of spaceflight articles. I also started, and help to maintain the Spaceflight Portal.

I have also contributed a number of images, which are available from Wikimedia Commons.

Current Projects

http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:GW_Simulations/Projects&action=edit I am currently working on:


I am currently drafting the following articles in my userspace:

If you wish to edit these drafts, please feel free. I would also appreciate feedback on them, please use their talk pages.


I am open to requests to create or improve articles related to spaceflight and rocketry (about satellites and rockets, for example), as long as they comply with Wikipedia policies such as Notability. If you would like me to work on something, please follow the instructions on this page.

Featured request:
Create GOES 5 (edit | talk | history | protect | delete | links | watch | logs | views) — (added: 12 July 2009)
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User:GW_Simulations/Projects&action=edit


Awards and Achievements

These are my achievements, and the awards which I have received for my work.


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This user thinks that Wikipedia has become too bureaucratic.
Public domain Content contributed by this user is released into the public domain unless otherwise specified.

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