7 hours 40 minutes remain until start of the webcast
Jester, that livestream page info is completely wrong. It's supposed to read 11:30 PT.
Do they fully fill the tanks for the static fire, or just put in the minimum to chill down everything and run the test?
Quote from: Norm38 on 04/30/2012 03:22 PMDo they fully fill the tanks for the static fire, or just put in the minimum to chill down everything and run the test?Full tanks, because that is the lift off conditions. Even the second stage will be tanked and it doesn't fire.
Falcon 9′s Merlin engines hoping to spell success for May 7 target - includes content from William Graham:http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2012/04/falcon-9s-merlin-engines-for-may-7-target/
SpaceX having no issues ahead of static firing. Falcon 9 rocket is fueled, strongback is retracted. Exercise is rehearsal, no launch today.
Is that the US DeltaV pack in the planners guide?Then it is not the same upper stage on flight three