Author Topic: LIVE: Vega Flight VV10 - VenÁs and OPTSAT 3000 - August 2, 2017 (01:58 UTC)  (Read 20700 times)

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Count continues to be issue free.

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30 minutes and counting.

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"Liftoff of Falcon 9: the world's first reflight of an orbital-class rocket."

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At the time the webcast begins, the countdown should be at L-13 minutes.
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Under 20 minutes to launch.
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Just as that first clock reached zero, the bars and tone began.
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Our launch timeline tonight.

01:58:33 UTC - T0.  LIFTOFF

02:00:30 UTC - T+1MN 57S - 1st stage (P80) separation

02:00:31 UTC - T+1MN 58S - 2nd stage (Zefiro-23) ignition

02:02:13 UTC - T+3MN 40S - 2nd stage (Zefiro-23) separation

02:02:36 UTC  T+4MN 3S - 3rd stage (Zefiro-9) ignition

02:02:41 UTC - T+4MN 8S - Fairing separation

02:05:15 UTC - T+6MN 42S - 3rd stage (Zefiro-9) separation

02:06:25 UTC - T+7MN 52S - 1st ignition of AVUM

02:12:42 UTC - T+14MN 9S - 1st cut-off of AVUM

02:39:10 UTC - T+40MN 37S - 2nd ignition of AVUM

02:40:35 UTC - T+42MN 2S - 2nd cut-off of AVUM


02:41:22 UTC - T+42MN 49S - Separation of OPTSAT-3000

02:50:37 UTC - T+52MN 4S - Separation of VUP

02:51:38 UTC - T+53MN 5S - 3rd ignition of AVUM

02:52:36 UTC - T+54MN 3S - 3rd cut-off of AVUM

03:34:53 UTC - T+1H 35MN 20S - 4th ignition of AVUM

03:34:57 UTC - T+1H 36MN 24S - 4th cut-off of AVUM

03:35:50 UTC - T+1H 37MN 17S - Separation of VenÁs

03:45:52 UTC - T+1H 47MN 19S - 5th ignition of AVUM

03:47:10 UTC - T+1H 48MN 37S - 5th cut-off of AVUM

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From the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, Arianespace presents live coverage of the tenth flight of the Vega small-lift launch vehicle. Two Earth observation satellites for Israel, Italy, and France are scheduled to be positioned in two different sun-synchronous orbits.
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Webcast has started.
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Tonight's commentator is Katy Haswell.
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Vehicle on pad.
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StÚphane IsraŰl informing the Jupiter Control Center spectators about what to expect during the VV-10 mission.
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