Author Topic: FAILURE: Progress MS-04 - Soyuz-U - Baikonur - December 1, 2016  (Read 102721 times)

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A quick look at our major pre-launch and launch milestones and times (Eastern) today.
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Everything proceeding.  Temps near freezing.  Cloudy skies.

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Interesting note is that Soyuz-U can't roll once it lifts off; it can only pitch.  So launch table has to be rotated to correct azimuth ahead of launch.

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ISS will be over the Atlantic off the west coast of Angola in Africa at the time of Progress' launch today.

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Another way to watch:


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10mins to launch.  Automated count begins at T-6min mark -- with insertion of physical launch key.

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All green so far.

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Final automated launch countdown has started.  T-6mins and counting.

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anyone knows if this payload fairing is of the bolted or bonded type?

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Key has been inserted.

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launch mass 7285 kg
cargo 2442 kg
http://www.mcc.rsa.ru/progress_mc04.htm


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First umbilical retract!

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Engine START!!!

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LIFTOFF!!!!

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LAUNCH!!

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Nominal performance.

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Booster SEP.  Boosters have done their job, having burned 39,600kg of prop.  Sep occurred at a speed of 1.5km/s.

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At first I thought it took a little longer to liftoff

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