Author Topic: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011  (Read 46164 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: LIVE: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #20 on: 02/05/2011 10:19 AM »
Launch preview article - by William Graham - another very good read:

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/02/live-orbitals-minotaur-i-californian-launch-nrol-66/

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66
« Reply #21 on: 02/05/2011 10:37 AM »
Will be avaible some webcast to look at this "pocket rocket"? :)

Could be a problem! Nothing on Orbital's site, not even a release on the upcoming launch.

Kind of hoping something will appear here:
http://ims.istreamplanet.com/video/?id=airforce

But looks doubtful.

Offline Chris Bergin

Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #22 on: 02/05/2011 11:07 AM »
No webcast, so we can't do this one live.
« Last Edit: 02/05/2011 11:08 AM by Chris Bergin »

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #23 on: 02/05/2011 11:12 AM »
Meanwhile some problem arised...

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #24 on: 02/05/2011 11:13 AM »
Countdown stopped at T-15min, 55 seconds

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #25 on: 02/05/2011 11:31 AM »
Clock has been reset to T-16 mins and holding.

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #26 on: 02/05/2011 11:34 AM »
New T-0 of 13:20 UTC

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #27 on: 02/05/2011 11:42 AM »
The problem is with ground equipment, not the rocket.

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #28 on: 02/05/2011 11:48 AM »
I think you all can watch the launch on the  NASA web site ELV countdown portal.

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #29 on: 02/05/2011 12:01 PM »
Can you be more specific, please? This web site's Windows Media and Real streams aren't opening for me.

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #30 on: 02/05/2011 12:06 PM »
T-0 is now 14:12 UTC

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #31 on: 02/05/2011 12:08 PM »
The live video is at countdown.ksc.nasa.gov/elv/
« Last Edit: 02/05/2011 12:09 PM by otisbow »

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #32 on: 02/05/2011 12:46 PM »
SCRUB, the problem is not resolvable, tomorrow there will be a new attempt

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #33 on: 02/05/2011 01:46 PM »
The live video is at countdown.ksc.nasa.gov/elv/

Huh?  I see an Atlas V at SLC-41 and a Taurus at SLC-576

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Re: LIVE: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #34 on: 02/05/2011 02:09 PM »
Launch preview article - by William Graham - another very good read:

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/02/live-orbitals-minotaur-i-californian-launch-nrol-66/

Indeed, very good read. Quite the history lesson.
Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our rights & freedoms, and for those injured, visible or otherwise, in that fight.

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #35 on: 02/06/2011 11:13 AM »
T-14 minutes, LHAs reported clear, all systems go for launch

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #36 on: 02/06/2011 11:15 AM »
Exact T-0 is 12:26:00 UTC

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #37 on: 02/06/2011 11:16 AM »
T-10 minutes and counting

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #38 on: 02/06/2011 11:17 AM »
FTS is on internal power

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Re: Minotaur I - NROL-66 - Feb 5, 2011
« Reply #39 on: 02/06/2011 11:19 AM »
FTS armed

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