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Online Chris Bergin

Landing leg checkouts. Very cool.

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And live...I assume.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #42 on: 06/19/2016 02:13 PM »
T-23 minutes. 50 times cheaper than an orbital launch.
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BO promo video.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #44 on: 06/19/2016 02:15 PM »
T-20 minutes. Showing a promo.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #45 on: 06/19/2016 02:15 PM »
Live now.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #46 on: 06/19/2016 02:16 PM »
Showing some venting. Weather is go.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #48 on: 06/19/2016 02:18 PM »
 Capsule for this flight still has dummy windows, presumably the same capsule as the previous NS flights and the pad abort test.

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Excellent pad views.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #50 on: 06/19/2016 02:18 PM »
T-18 minutes. Only need one parachute to land safely.
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Capsule could deploy all three chutes. Aim is for one chute failure test.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #52 on: 06/19/2016 02:19 PM »
T-17 minutes. If there is a problem, then will deploy all three parachutes.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #53 on: 06/19/2016 02:20 PM »
T-16 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #54 on: 06/19/2016 02:21 PM »
T-15 minutes. Windows are painted on. Next capsule will have real windows.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #56 on: 06/19/2016 02:23 PM »
All propellants loaded. Topping off and chilling in.

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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #57 on: 06/19/2016 02:23 PM »
T-13 minutes. Topping off propellants.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #58 on: 06/19/2016 02:24 PM »
Uuugh, so many American units. This is space, use metric.
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Re: LIVE: Blue Origin Developmental Flight - June 19, 2016
« Reply #59 on: 06/19/2016 02:24 PM »
T-12 minutes. Touched up thermal protection foam.
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