Author Topic: LIVE: 6th New Shepard Dev Flight (In-flight Escape Test) - Oct. 5, 2016  (Read 41425 times)

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T-6 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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SRB on capsule is expected to deflect the booster LV.

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After the inflight abort, the BE-3 engine will gimbal "like crazy" to try and save the booster. Not expected.

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T-5 minutes. Talking about thrust terminating system (TTS).
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-4 minutes. All eyes should focus on the crew capsule.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.


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T-3 minutes. Booster on internal power.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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short hold


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Into a short hold.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.


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T-2 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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You'll hear some noises.  Excellent commentary.


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4 turtles
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H+1 minute. There are four turtles on the vehicle for the four flights.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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