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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #80 on: 11/02/2016 05:28 AM »
Core separation.

T+7 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #81 on: 11/02/2016 05:29 AM »
Fairing separation replay.

T+8 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #82 on: 11/02/2016 05:30 AM »
T+9 minutes. Showing a launch replay.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #83 on: 11/02/2016 05:31 AM »
T+10 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #84 on: 11/02/2016 05:32 AM »
T+11 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #85 on: 11/02/2016 05:33 AM »
T+12 minutes. Second stage cutoff. Now we coast to the equator.

Second ignition at T+23 minutes 48 seconds. Cutoff at T+27 minutes 3 seconds. Separation at T+27 minutes 54 seconds.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #86 on: 11/02/2016 05:36 AM »
T+15 minutes. Showing Himawari 9 video from before.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #87 on: 11/02/2016 05:38 AM »
Showing launch replay.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #88 on: 11/02/2016 05:41 AM »
T+20 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #89 on: 11/02/2016 05:43 AM »
One minute to second ignition.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #90 on: 11/02/2016 05:44 AM »
Second ignition!
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #91 on: 11/02/2016 05:45 AM »
T+1 minute.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #92 on: 11/02/2016 05:46 AM »
T+2 minutes.
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Final seconds of the second and final burn.

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #94 on: 11/02/2016 05:48 AM »
T+3 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #95 on: 11/02/2016 05:49 AM »
Engine cutoff and spacecraft separation!
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S/C Sep!

Article - by William Graham.
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/11/japanese-h-iia-rocket-himawari-9-launch/

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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #97 on: 11/02/2016 05:50 AM »
Video of separation.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #98 on: 11/02/2016 05:51 AM »
Congrats to JAXA, Mitsubishi, and the Himawari-9 teams. 

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Thanks to Steven and Chris for coverage.
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Re: LIVE: Himawari 9 - H-IIA 202 - November 2, 2016 (06:20 UTC)
« Reply #99 on: 11/02/2016 05:52 AM »
Congratulations to JAXA and MHI for the successful launch!

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