Author Topic: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY AND FLIGHT DAY 1 UPDATES  (Read 205374 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #40 on: 07/08/2011 07:50 AM »
Freedom Star and Liberty Star are on station in the Atlantic.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #41 on: 07/08/2011 07:53 AM »
Flare Stack:

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #42 on: 07/08/2011 08:01 AM »
Two hours into tanking, around 2/3rds through the process.

GUCP leak detectors will be sniffing for GH2.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #43 on: 07/08/2011 08:03 AM »
And one hour from the next BIH at T-3 hours.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #44 on: 07/08/2011 08:10 AM »
20 minutes to Crew Wake up.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #45 on: 07/08/2011 08:16 AM »
Closing in on LH2 topping now. Stack showing signs of all that prop.

Absolutely no issues in work.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #46 on: 07/08/2011 08:23 AM »
LH2 topping 15 minutes ahead of schedule. ET-138 must be thirsty today :D


Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #48 on: 07/08/2011 08:36 AM »
The crew's alarm clocks will be buzzing.

Kathy Winters has provided another weather brief. Go conditions...... at the moment.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #49 on: 07/08/2011 08:38 AM »
Crew quarters:

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #50 on: 07/08/2011 08:38 AM »

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #51 on: 07/08/2011 08:38 AM »

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #52 on: 07/08/2011 08:39 AM »
Suit up room.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #53 on: 07/08/2011 08:43 AM »
Very nice shot of the aft..

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #54 on: 07/08/2011 08:49 AM »
In the Firing Room:

ET-138 into LH2 Stable Replenish. LOX 10 minutes away.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #55 on: 07/08/2011 08:50 AM »
T-3 hours and holding (BIH) in around 10 minutes too.


Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #57 on: 07/08/2011 09:01 AM »
Tanking complete two minutes ahead of the top of the hour.

Now T-3 hours and HOLDING. BIH.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: STS-135 LAUNCH DAY ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES
« Reply #58 on: 07/08/2011 09:02 AM »
Final Inspection Team (FIT) waiting for clearance to enter the pad.


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