Author Topic: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22 2006  (Read 23277 times)

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #20 on: 03/22/2006 12:09 PM »
Poll:

All Go.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #21 on: 03/22/2006 12:10 PM »
Take off due in three minutes, at around T-59mins in the count.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #22 on: 03/22/2006 12:12 PM »
13:04 UTC. Launch window is go for take off.

Take off poll is Go.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #23 on: 03/22/2006 12:16 PM »
Chase Plane has taken off and is in position. Chase plane will provide video coverage.

Take off proceeding now.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #24 on: 03/22/2006 12:18 PM »
Airbourne and banking right. T-55 minutes.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #25 on: 03/22/2006 12:19 PM »
F-18 chase plane providing the images. L1011 will soon be in daylight.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #26 on: 03/22/2006 12:30 PM »

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #27 on: 03/22/2006 12:32 PM »

Online Chris Bergin

RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #28 on: 03/22/2006 12:39 PM »
George Diller on the left...

Online Chris Bergin

RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #29 on: 03/22/2006 12:46 PM »
T-28 minutes.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #30 on: 03/22/2006 12:48 PM »
33,000 feet. T-26 minutes.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #31 on: 03/22/2006 12:51 PM »
T-23 minutes

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #32 on: 03/22/2006 12:52 PM »
Just crossed over PLaunch...

Jim that link (http://countdown.ksc.nasa.gov/elv/index-vafb.html) is great.. many thanks

Online Chris Bergin

RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #33 on: 03/22/2006 12:55 PM »
This is the "racetrack" path that is being followed.

T-19 minutes.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #34 on: 03/22/2006 01:00 PM »
T-14 minutes. Arm release armed. Flight pressures nominal.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #35 on: 03/22/2006 01:03 PM »
So far, so good. Hopefully the pins will retract on command this time!
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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #36 on: 03/22/2006 01:04 PM »
Mission control requesting aft view of the rocket.  A few concerned looks on people's faces.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #37 on: 03/22/2006 01:05 PM »
T-10 minutes and counting.

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #38 on: 03/22/2006 01:05 PM »
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So far, so good. Hopefully the pins will retract on command this time!

When do they remove the pins?

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RE: LIVE: ST-5 - March 22
« Reply #39 on: 03/22/2006 01:07 PM »
At around T-45 seconds.
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