Author Topic: LIVE: ULA Atlas V - Mars Science Laboratory - Launch Day Updates  (Read 119713 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

Here we go boys and girls ;D

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Sir George of Diller commentating...who else...

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Launch window panes every five minutes during the window.

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Working no issues on the vehicle or spacecraft.

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Heading into a busy period of tasks leading up to cryo loading.

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Heading around the cameras...two views from distance.

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Control Center:

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Up close and personal. NTV rolling rollout footage again.

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Rollout - note all events prior to today were covered in the previous update thread - with a healthy 100,000 views - for this mission:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=15026.0

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Polling for cryo tanking next.

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Looks like quite a crowd!
- Aaron

Offline Chris Bergin

We never got to hear the polling, but it was a go.

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Four minutes to come out of the BIH.

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We've got the LD poll for cryo tanking, however.

All go.

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T-2 hours and COUNTING.
L-2 hours and 10 minutes.

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RP-1 Press.

CLO2 Chilldown follows in 10 mins.
« Last Edit: 11/26/2011 11:55 AM by Chris Bergin »

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MSL boss overviewing some of the events since arrival.

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SkyCrane and a large MSL wheel.

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