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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #80 on: 01/12/2018 11:04 AM »
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The Falcon Heavy rocket was lowered to the horizontal position overnight at launch pad 39A, as SpaceX rescheduled its engine test for no earlier than Saturday: https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/01/09/falcon-heavy-demo-flight-preparations/

https://twitter.com/SpaceflightNow/status/951786168588361729

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #81 on: 01/12/2018 01:26 PM »
FH still at the pad:

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SpaceX/FH: Here’s a shot from 9:15am

https://twitter.com/cbs_spacenews/status/951820669204992002

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #82 on: 01/12/2018 04:45 PM »
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#DEIMOS2 caught #FalconHeavy rocket at Kennedy Space Center's pad 39A during yesterday's static fire test attempt! #SpaceX #StaticFire

https://twitter.com/deimosimaging/status/951755164985290752

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #83 on: 01/12/2018 05:53 PM »
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The Falcon Heavy is being hoisted into position at launch complex 39A once again as SpaceX prepares for additional testing: spaceflightnow.com/2018/01/09/fal…

https://twitter.com/spaceflightnow/status/951889235463766017

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Trusted anonymous source has confirmed to AmericaSpace #FalconHeavy test fire now NET Monday, targeting T-0 at 4pm EST. 45th Wx Squadron has also been informed.

UPDATES - http://www.americaspace.com/americaspace-launch-tracker-falcon-heavy

Photo: @KillianPhoto

https://twitter.com/AmericaSpace/status/952010250336591872
« Last Edit: 01/13/2018 02:07 AM by tvg98 »

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #85 on: 01/13/2018 02:17 AM »
 Moving to Monday now. Opening of the window 1600 EST – 2100 UTC.

EDIT: Worth noting that Monday is a federal holiday in the United States. Those in and of themselves usually do not preclude critical operations from taking place at the space center.
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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #86 on: 01/13/2018 05:52 PM »

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #87 on: 01/13/2018 08:00 PM »
SpaceX - Falcon Heavy - Fueling Test 01-13-2018


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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #88 on: 01/14/2018 07:27 AM »
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#FalconHeavy on 39A, about five miles north from Canaveral National Seashore, Eddy Creek boat ramp overlook. @SpaceX

https://twitter.com/profmcconville/status/952322406097571840

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #89 on: 01/14/2018 07:58 AM »
Some better shots from yesterday and last night:

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#FalconHeavy is back vertical on 39A today, test fire NET Monday 4pm EST

https://twitter.com/killianphoto/status/952261470158540800

Also by @killianphoto:

https://twitter.com/americaspace/status/952385791153655808

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #90 on: 01/14/2018 03:01 PM »
Local observers say they’re seeing GOX vents from FH.  Good sign they’re doing a WDR today ahead of static fire tomorrow.

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #91 on: 01/14/2018 07:50 PM »
Our tour drove by around 10:30 AM today and saw venting.  I could not get a picture the venting, but did get a few pictures of the FH.  Pad 39A was closed again.  Pad 39B was open.

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #92 on: 01/15/2018 12:48 AM »
SFN reporting a SF slip to Tuesday, window opening at 4pm:

https://twitter.com/SpaceflightNow/status/952716498841284608

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #93 on: 01/15/2018 08:50 PM »
Falcon Heavy from an airline pilot! Taken by Instagram user funny_man9822
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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #94 on: 01/16/2018 05:37 PM »
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NASA informed local National Seashore Park Svc that today's planned #FalconHeavy test fire has been cancelled, they were not advised of a reschedule for tomorrow. No further details at this time.

UPDATES - americaspace.com/americaspace-l…

Pic Credit: @KillianPhoto

https://twitter.com/americaspace/status/953334461562867712
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#FalconHeavy update: Confirmed via Canaveral National Seashore that KSC security informed them at noon today that the #FalconHeavy static fire was cancelled for today.  No reschedule date is available at this time.  Possible this will have to wait until the weekend as there is an Atlas V rocket launch scheduled for just after 17:00 EST on Thursday, and that will have Range priority. More info when we have it.

And a periscope. Bit windy, of course.

https://twitter.com/ChrisG_NSF/status/953355565857681408
« Last Edit: 01/16/2018 07:15 PM by Chris Bergin »

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #96 on: 01/16/2018 07:35 PM »
According to SFN new test date is NET Friday 3 pm EST / 20:00 UTC

https://spaceflightnow.com/2018/01/09/falcon-heavy-demo-flight-preparations/

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #97 on: 01/17/2018 11:17 AM »
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Confirmed: Next SpaceX #FalconHeavy test fire window is Friday from 1530 to 2130 ET (2030 to 0230 UTC). This is heavily dependent on Thursday’s launch of #AtlasV with #SBIRS.

https://twitter.com/EmreKelly/status/953601924569452544

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #98 on: 01/17/2018 07:26 PM »
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1st time #ULA #AtlasV and @SpaceX #FalconHeavy Go Vertical simultaneously at #Pad41 and #39A today Jan 17 after Atlas V hazy day rollout this afternoon for launch Jan 18 as Falcon Heavy awaits 1st static fire test. Credit: @ken_kremer  SpaceUpClose.com #SpaceUpClose

https://twitter.com/ken_kremer/status/953723247446642688

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Re: SpaceX FH : Falcon Heavy Demo : Early 2018 : Updates
« Reply #99 on: 01/18/2018 06:17 PM »
I was just on the KSC bus tour and the FH is horizontal on the pad again. Wasn't able to get a good picture though
« Last Edit: 01/18/2018 06:17 PM by mhlas7 »

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