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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #45 on: 02/16/2012 12:45 AM »

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #46 on: 02/16/2012 01:55 AM »
From a technical standpoint, it's also the largest Atlas to fly to date, a combination of the 551 and the fairing extension taking it up to 206 feet.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #47 on: 02/16/2012 11:04 AM »

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #48 on: 02/16/2012 03:58 PM »
My thoughts and prayers to the families of our fallen soldiers Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, and Corporal Nathan Cirillo in the terror attacks against Canada. Rest in Peace.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #49 on: 02/16/2012 05:35 PM »
Moved for live coverage.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #50 on: 02/16/2012 07:09 PM »
ULA:

The countdown is underway and the team is not working any technical issues at this time. Weather remains at 80 percent chance of favorable conditions for launch at 5:46 p.m.

The live broadcast will begin at 5:26 p.m.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #51 on: 02/16/2012 07:34 PM »
Poll for cryo loading complete.  All Ready.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #52 on: 02/16/2012 08:19 PM »
Centaur LOX into topping... and now at flight level.

Low-level wind shear is currently red for the beginning of the window, but that's why many balloons are released throughout the count.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #53 on: 02/16/2012 08:27 PM »
Thanks for joining in HV! :)

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #54 on: 02/16/2012 08:29 PM »
Rev 1 of William Graham's launch article, with a focus on the historic milestone for Centaur.

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2012/02/atlas-v-launch-muos-historic-centaur-milestone/

Rev 2 will come via the coast. Rev 3 at S/C Sep.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #55 on: 02/16/2012 08:34 PM »
Hydrogen tanking starting.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #56 on: 02/16/2012 08:42 PM »
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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #57 on: 02/16/2012 08:44 PM »
Oooh, I see a rocketcam view! 8)
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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #58 on: 02/16/2012 08:48 PM »
Rev 1 of William Graham's launch article, with a focus on the historic milestone for Centaur.

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2012/02/atlas-v-launch-muos-historic-centaur-milestone/

Rev 2 will come via the coast. Rev 3 at S/C Sep.

very informative article again there William!

My thoughts and prayers to the families of our fallen soldiers Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent, and Corporal Nathan Cirillo in the terror attacks against Canada. Rest in Peace.

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Re: LIVE: Atlas V - MUOS - February 16, 2012
« Reply #59 on: 02/16/2012 08:51 PM »
ULA:

Everything is proceeding for the launch at 5:46 p.m.

The team is not working any technical issues at the time.

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