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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #120 on: 08/19/2017 05:57 AM »
Spacecraft separation!!

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #121 on: 08/19/2017 05:58 AM »
Separation right on time!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #122 on: 08/19/2017 05:59 AM »
Back to the launch site.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #123 on: 08/19/2017 06:05 AM »
http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f35.html

August 19, 2017 14:57 JST
Separation of "MICHIBIKI No. 3" confirmed
The separation of "MICHIBIKI No. 3" has been confirmed.
« Last Edit: 08/19/2017 06:09 AM by yoichi »

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #124 on: 08/19/2017 06:08 AM »
Showing the spacecraft separation.
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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #125 on: 08/19/2017 06:10 AM »
Webcast has ended.

Congratulations to MHI Launch Services and JAXA for the successful launch!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #126 on: 08/19/2017 06:13 AM »
 Congrats to Japan, JAXA and all concerned, and thanks to Steven for coverage.

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #127 on: 08/19/2017 06:58 AM »
Congrats to all. 

Thanks you to Steven and Yoichi for the coverage.

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #128 on: 08/19/2017 08:20 AM »
Congratulations to all concerned in this launch.

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #129 on: 08/19/2017 08:21 AM »
USSTRATCOM has cataloged 2 objects:

2017-048A/42917 in 344 x 35392 km x 19.87
2017-048B(?)/42918 in 368 x 35878 km x 19.94

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #130 on: 08/19/2017 09:14 AM »
Great coverage Steven and Yoichi!Seems my body refused to deal with an alarm going off after two hours sleep and that's only the second live webcasted launch I've missed in 10 years! :(

Anyway, great coverage and good mission.

William's article updated:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/08/japanese-h-iia-qzs-3-launch/

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Re: Live: QZS-3 - H-2A 204 - August 19, 2017 (05:29 UTC)
« Reply #131 on: 08/19/2017 09:30 AM »
For those who missed it, go back to this post to see the archived launch *For This Second Attempt*

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=39431.msg1712204#msg1712204
« Last Edit: 08/19/2017 11:56 AM by Chris Bergin »
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