Author Topic: LIVE: STS-134 Flight Day 16 - FCS C/Os, RCS Hot Fire, Media, Endeavour Tribute  (Read 45870 times)

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there is one at 4:06 am local, will be -1.1 on station side, HEavens above has not updated after undocking so Endeavour is not showing up but should be close enough
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Ooh, that's three minutes! Will step outside for a bit ;)

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hey down there Chris!
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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hey down there Chris!

Na, that pass was over Southern France, about a 600 miles too far south ;)

And it's already dawn break (and bloody cold), so that's a no go.
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They are going to passing over close to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan

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hey down there Chris!

Na, that pass was over Southern France, about a 600 miles too far south ;)

And it's already dawn break (and bloody cold), so that's a no go.

ah sorry, like I mentioned the Heavens above page has not been updated in awhile so the times and placement are getting off.
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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RCS hot fire checkouts in work!

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First set of pulses were good with no anomalies.

No one has flagged up the debris by the way, so clearly no concern.

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RCS Checkout complete, all nominal.

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Some live video from Endeavour again.

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Next up are some laptop landing sims.

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No one has flagged up the debris by the way, so clearly no concern.

Saw it live before logging in, was a lot of debris/objects. I doubt they would say over NASA TV if it was a problem.

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No one has flagged up the debris by the way, so clearly no concern.

Saw it live before logging in, was a lot of debris/objects. I doubt they would say over NASA TV if it was a problem.

I know, I was talking about the people I know who are working the mission.

Was likely ice as she stretched her elevons for the first time in two weeks.

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Pretty...

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No one has flagged up the debris by the way, so clearly no concern.

Saw it live before logging in, was a lot of debris/objects. I doubt they would say over NASA TV if it was a problem.

I know, I was talking about the people I know who are working the mission.

Was likely ice as she stretched her elevons for the first time in two weeks.
I thought the debris (what I also thought was ice) showed up at APU start, prior to the elevons moving.
As you said though, probably not an issue if it hasn't been noted.

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Pretty...

The view here is almost like as if your gazing out the window of your plane flight home after a busy week at work.
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No one has flagged up the debris by the way, so clearly no concern.

Saw it live before logging in, was a lot of debris/objects. I doubt they would say over NASA TV if it was a problem.

I know, I was talking about the people I know who are working the mission.

Was likely ice as she stretched her elevons for the first time in two weeks.
I thought the debris (what I also thought was ice) showed up at APU start, prior to the elevons moving.
As you said though, probably not an issue if it hasn't been noted.

Both and during I'd say. I assume the APU start gives off a bit of vibration?

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All quiet on the loop as Box and Commander Kelly take it in turns at playing SSM2007 (blatant advert alert! ;))

The Endeavour tribute will be next.

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And there you go:


Here's hoping for less "its" and more "hers".

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