Author Topic: LIVE: Chandrayaan-1 launch - First Indian mission to the Moon - October 22, 08  (Read 100618 times)

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The launch vehicle is a PSLV-XL, right?

Yes, PSLV-XL (C11).

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Thanks. Do we know of a good page with specific info on this vehicle.

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Launch control center...

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Thanks. Do we know of a good page with specific info on this vehicle.

Try here http://www.isro.org/pslv-c11/brochure/page10.htm


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Well, webcast director keeps given us images from the launch control center. In one of the monitors we can see that daylight has arrived to SHAR.

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NASA TV now on:

"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

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PSLV-XL (C11) on the pad!

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T-20 mins, on internal.

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Launch window is 00:52:11 - 01:07 GMT. Launch is targeted for the start of the window.


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The final destination... the Moon!

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Extra large strap-ons...

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As interesting as the processing video is, they're getting awfully close to launch...

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As interesting as the processing video is, they're getting awfully close to launch...

Yeah!


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