Author Topic: LIVE: H-IIA GPM (Global Precipitation Measurement) Feb 27, 2014 (1837UTC)  (Read 58734 times)

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photo by shinnosuke
Sunset H2A & H2A&ISS
https://twitter.com/shinnosuke0113

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Caroline Ambassador has visited TSC Space science center and seeing H2A moving.
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9:41UTC(17:41JST), 2nd Go / Nogo decision Go decision. Permission to start work filling of liquid hydrogen, etc., to prepare for work.
The terminal countdown is that work of the H-IIA Launch Vehicle F23 is , and began from 9:55(17:55JST)
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H2A lightup have stated.
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By Asahi newspapaer DEGITAL
http://www.asahi.com/articles/ASG2W5SBMG2WTIPE028.html

Caroline Kennedy visited the country " beautiful . Wonderful " H2A rice Kennedy U.S. Ambassador
The 27th , in order to visit the launch of the H2A rocket , Ambassador visited the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture . The guidance of Naoki Okumura President Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency of (JAXA), to see the rocket to move to the launch site from near the assembly building , was raised voice " beautiful . Wonderful " he said.

Talk Kagoshima International University of Kagoshima in the 26th . Was to be " able to respond to natural disasters understanding of the circulation of . Water example of one of Japan and the United States is working closely if Fukamare " for the Global Precipitation Measurement satellite that Japan and the United States jointly developed .

It also touched on the late Kennedy former president of his father who promote the Apollo program and experience that saw the launch of the U.S. space shuttle , in order to promote the prosperity and " innovation , father had always understood the power of space exploration . The launch of this the story was a special meaning is " there is also personally be seen the . Kennedy ambassador is scheduled to watch in the field also launch of the 28th .

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We have put together in photosynth pictures of H-IIAF23 movement that took place from 4:00UST(13:00JST).
It need toinstall silverlight plug-in, please see.
By NVS
http://photosynth.net/view.aspx?cid=521dc626-b28b-432e-8573-25afd759dfbd

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Feed of Mr. Hidemura began in nikoniko live stream(registration required) at 12:00UST(21:00JST) from too.
(Only 30 minutes)Next this feed is 18:00UST(3:00JST)
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv170812468

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H2A MOVE movie by Guruguruuzumaki

<iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Voyc8HeHRjY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

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http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f23.html

Attitude control system flight slew test completed
February 27, 2014 21:39 JST

By running programs of the guidance and control system mounted on H-IIA F23, it has been confirmed that all devices for flight attitude control are working as expected.

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http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f23.html

February 27, 2014 22:55 JST
Radio frequency system checked up
The radio frequency system between H-IIA F23 and the ground stations has been checked up.

February 27, 2014 22:56 JST
First stage and second stage liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen tanks fully loaded
It has been confirmed that the first- and second-stage liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen tanks have been fully loaded.


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NVS feed in Shibuya live event  have started from Niconico live stream (Must be registered)
http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv169439361

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Here's William Graham's expansive overview:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/02/japanese-h-iia-rocket-gpm-core/

Excellent article William!

agree  ;)

was surprised the GPM design only has a 3 year life.    Anyone know what the limiting factor is?
« Last Edit: 02/27/2014 04:14 PM by Prober »
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http://h2a.mhi.co.jp/en/mission/countdown/h2a_f23.html

February 28, 2014 02:04 JST
Attitude control system flight slew test completed
The second attitude control system flight slew test has been completed.

February 28, 2014 02:31 JST
Third Go/No Go Decision
The green light has been given to the X-60 minutes terminal countdown operation.
« Last Edit: 02/27/2014 04:36 PM by yoichi »

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NASA TV is covering details of the GPM if anyone is interested.

« Last Edit: 02/27/2014 04:39 PM by Prober »
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