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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #20 on: 06/19/2016 02:01 PM »
Here we go!
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #21 on: 06/19/2016 02:01 PM »
I guess they don't really have a "launch window" other than daylight!

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #22 on: 06/19/2016 02:01 PM »
Coming out the hanger.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #24 on: 06/19/2016 02:02 PM »
T-0 time seems to have been pushed back by about 20 minutes to 10:35 or so


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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #26 on: 06/19/2016 02:03 PM »
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: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #28 on: 06/19/2016 02:04 PM »
Rotating rocket into position at about 3:30 am. Have skeleton crew.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #31 on: 06/19/2016 02:06 PM »
T-30 minutes. No astros on board. That will be in a year or two.
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Webcast notes it was chilly in the West Texas desert, about "60 or 70 degrees". That's shorts and t-shirt weather in the UK! ;D

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #33 on: 06/19/2016 02:08 PM »
Testing the fins.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #35 on: 06/19/2016 02:09 PM »
T-27 minutes. Testing the landing gear.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #36 on: 06/19/2016 02:09 PM »
Crew capsule and booster have been powered up.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #37 on: 06/19/2016 02:10 PM »
Definitely a used spaceship!
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #38 on: 06/19/2016 02:11 PM »
"low thousands of dollars" to refurbish New Shepherd each flight.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #39 on: 06/19/2016 02:11 PM »
T-25 minutes. Talking about reusability.
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