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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #220 on: 05/16/2017 08:29 PM »
Recycling (we saw this in one of the tests last year), but not sure to what...if they are going to make another run at ignition hopefully we get a time notification.
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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #221 on: 05/16/2017 08:36 PM »

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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #222 on: 05/16/2017 08:37 PM »

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« Reply #223 on: 05/16/2017 08:37 PM »
Well that's not a scrub....yet

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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #224 on: 05/16/2017 08:39 PM »
L2 post adds that it's an instrumentation issue.  (Thanks for that update.)

(Guess I'm going to have to find out about limiting constraints one of these days... :) )
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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #225 on: 05/16/2017 08:45 PM »

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« Reply #226 on: 05/16/2017 08:55 PM »
Not to jinx it, but the NASA TV YouTube stream seems better...

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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #227 on: 05/16/2017 09:06 PM »
NASA TV is now showing archival footage of some Mercury atlas flight
Where can I apply for SpaceX fanboy?.

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« Reply #228 on: 05/16/2017 09:18 PM »
Scrub likely?

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« Reply #229 on: 05/16/2017 09:26 PM »

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« Reply #230 on: 05/16/2017 09:32 PM »
https://twitter.com/NASAStennis/status/864594258610802688

Largely repeating the FB post:
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Today’s test is on hold. Engineers are working to get the engine to the right performance conditions for testing. We'll keep you updated.

Sounds like some out at the viewing site are returning to their office, but that's more of a tea leaf...
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« Reply #231 on: 05/16/2017 11:27 PM »
I've totally lost my patience with their lack of updates and shaking the tree via Twitter. More on updates, less on trying to get the facebook "likes" quota up, please.

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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #232 on: 05/17/2017 12:34 AM »
Finally said it was scrubbed:
https://twitter.com/NASAStennis/status/864639762602307584

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Today's RS-25 engine test was scrubbed due to a facility issue. No issues were reported with the engine, and the test will be rescheduled.
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« Reply #233 on: 05/23/2017 06:46 PM »
Trying again, counting down! Nothing on the public side yet, but L2 side has this as a T-0 of 2:30 p.m. CDT.

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Re: RS-25 testing at Stennis for SLS - UPDATES
« Reply #234 on: 05/23/2017 07:44 PM »
Copying over: PAO says no live coverage.

Edit: per L2 test got underway around the time of the original post.  Planned duration was 500 seconds, about what is planned for nominal/planned flight.
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« Reply #236 on: 05/23/2017 07:55 PM »
Per L2, shutdown appeared to be on-time.  I'm asking PAO to confirm.

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« Reply #237 on: 05/23/2017 08:01 PM »
Confirmed instead via L2 -- ignition at 14:43 CDT and actual duration was 500 seconds, as planned.

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« Reply #238 on: 05/23/2017 10:28 PM »
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