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Endeavour power up September 27
« on: 09/16/2005 04:44 PM »
From SG on SDC:

"The initial electrical power up after the OV-105 modification period is scheduled for September 27.
The re-assembly of the vehicle is going well with crews working 24/7 to reinstall avionic boxes. There are 198 connectors that remain to be mated prior to that powerup milestone."

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #1 on: 09/16/2005 10:02 PM »
Good, it's been a long time since we've had news on this Orbiter.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #2 on: 09/17/2005 12:26 PM »
What does mean the letter B in designation STS-117B? :o

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #3 on: 09/18/2005 01:49 PM »
Points to a different payload. I'm not sure it will be STS-117(B).

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #4 on: 09/18/2005 02:44 PM »
Thanks for the explanation, Flightstar! :)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #5 on: 09/19/2005 03:35 AM »
Work also needed to be done on OV-105 is on the avionics boxes and a freon collant loop. This is pre-power up.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #6 on: 09/20/2005 03:21 PM »
SG off SDC with timeline info:

Full Power up 10/10/05
FRCS Installation 03/22/06
Waste Management System Installation 05/02/06
OMS Pod Installations 4/22/06 and 05/22/06
SSME Installation 06/08/06
OPF Rollout 09/08/06

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #7 on: 09/21/2005 04:10 PM »
That's still flexable, but a good solid timeline for the somewhat forgetten Orbiter.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #8 on: 09/21/2005 06:33 PM »
Interesting rollout date. We might see all three Orbiters in action next year.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #9 on: 09/21/2005 08:55 PM »
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Interesting rollout date. We might see all three Orbiters in action next year.

That would be great!

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #10 on: 09/21/2005 11:36 PM »
That's possible.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #11 on: 09/23/2005 02:21 AM »
Says you are doing a story on Endeavour for "thursday" still the case?
Let's go and explore space.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #12 on: 09/23/2005 02:25 AM »
In an hour or so. Been busy 'addressing' Shuttle bashers on SDC ;)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #13 on: 09/23/2005 02:34 AM »
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In an hour or so. Been busy 'addressing' Shuttle bashers on SDC ;)


Having fun... :)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #14 on: 09/23/2005 02:48 AM »
Always ;)


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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #16 on: 09/23/2005 12:04 PM »
Great to hear some news on her.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #17 on: 09/24/2005 03:42 AM »
Update, now Tuesday or Wednesday.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #18 on: 09/24/2005 06:56 PM »
Thanks Flight.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #19 on: 09/26/2005 01:14 PM »
A few issues to resolve today (I'm not in today) before power up tomorrow (when I am in).

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #20 on: 09/26/2005 01:34 PM »
Issues as in problems??

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #21 on: 09/26/2005 06:09 PM »
My guess would be paperwork (documentation stuff).
Usually nothing gets done until the paperwork's complete.  :)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #22 on: 09/26/2005 08:41 PM »
Yes, as MKremer and a few pipes. Nothing serious at all.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #23 on: 09/27/2005 03:30 AM »
A work collegue has said it will indeed be tomorrow we start power up on Endeavour.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #24 on: 09/27/2005 02:50 PM »
SG on SDC says Power Up went well.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #25 on: 09/27/2005 07:13 PM »
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SG on SDC says Power Up went well.

http://mediaarchive.ksc.nasa.gov/detail.cfm?mediaid=27222

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #26 on: 09/28/2005 08:30 AM »
Shuttle Endeavour returning to launch processing
BY TODD HALVORSON

http://www.floridatoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050928/NEWS02/509280358/1007/news02

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #27 on: 09/29/2005 02:29 AM »
Flightstar, you photogenic devil you!

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #28 on: 09/29/2005 02:33 AM »
I didn't even notice the camera!

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #29 on: 09/29/2005 04:57 AM »
Righto, point yourself out.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #30 on: 09/29/2005 09:27 PM »
He's not allowed to say as it puts names to faces and all manner of shit can happen when posting info on to websites, etc.etc.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #31 on: 10/01/2005 08:42 PM »
Sounds like some secret service military thing!
Don't ya wish your spaceship was hot like me

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #32 on: 10/01/2005 10:56 PM »
Yeah, I figured that Chris. Its just a shame to be "so close yet so far", if you get what I mean.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #33 on: 10/01/2005 11:12 PM »
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FransonUK - 1/10/2005  9:42 PM

Sounds like some secret service military thing!

Put it this way, if you ran into an OPF and shouted "I'm gonna throw something heavy at Atlantis"......they wouldn't frown at you, they'd shoot you!

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #34 on: 10/03/2005 04:38 AM »
What's the next stages of power up after this event on the 27th that we've just had?
Let's go and explore space.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #35 on: 10/04/2005 05:23 AM »
Endeavour (OV-105)
    In Orbiter Processing Facility bay 2, orbiter Endeavour's electrical
system was partially powered up last Tuesday after nearly two years. Full
power-up is scheduled for Oct. 6.  During Endeavour's modification period, 124
were completed, including installing the new Multi-Functional Electronic
Display System.  More than 150 miles of wiring were inspected and 1,000
thermal tiles were bonded.  This was the second full modification conducted at
Kennedy.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #36 on: 10/06/2005 09:53 PM »
Endeavour is now wide awake and fully powered up.

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #37 on: 10/07/2005 04:49 AM »
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Flightstar - 6/10/2005  5:53 PM

Endeavour is now wide awake and fully powered up.


Get her stacked, its time to fly... ;)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #38 on: 10/07/2005 07:51 PM »
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Flightstar - 7/10/2005  1:53 AM

Endeavour is now wide awake and fully powered up.

In Orbiter Processing Facility bay 2, United Space Alliance technician Loralee Woodbury monitors the lighted display in Space Shuttle Endeavour's cockpit after full powerup, the first time the orbiter has been powered up after nearly two years :)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #39 on: 10/07/2005 09:30 PM »
There's a caption picture if there was ever one! :)
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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #40 on: 10/07/2005 09:31 PM »
I hear you! "Where am I, how long was I asleep and what's with the silly hat?" ;)

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RE: Endeavour power up September 27
« Reply #41 on: 10/08/2005 06:22 AM »
Endeavour saying "Hey, I can see you now! So this is not a clever move to go to the toilet!" ;)
Let's go and explore space.

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