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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #140 on: 04/17/2013 08:48 PM »
Scrub for today :(
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #141 on: 04/17/2013 08:49 PM »
Anyone see what it was?

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #143 on: 04/17/2013 08:50 PM »
Abort. Loose umbilical.

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #144 on: 04/17/2013 08:50 PM »
Umbilical disconnected accidentally.

not surprised you can see a slight rocking of the strongback.
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #145 on: 04/17/2013 08:51 PM »
Umbilical disconnected accidentally.
Does that mean a command was issued by mistake (wasn't that covered in the dry run?!) or does it mean that equipment malfunctioned?
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #146 on: 04/17/2013 08:51 PM »
ISS crew informed of scrub by CAPCOM--they had not heard the scrub on the streaming feed.  Time to go to bed.
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #147 on: 04/17/2013 08:52 PM »
« Last Edit: 04/17/2013 08:53 PM by Dappa »

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Here it is:

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #149 on: 04/17/2013 08:53 PM »
Umbilical disconnected accidentally.
Does that mean a command was issued by mistake (wasn't that covered in the dry run?!) or does it mean that equipment malfunctioned?


There was no second stage installed for the hot fire a few weeks ago, so it wouldn't have been tested then.  Maybe there just wasn't enough wind last week during the dry for the failure to happen.
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Larger res.

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #151 on: 04/17/2013 08:55 PM »
Umbilical disconnected accidentally.

not surprised you can see a slight rocking of the strongback.

I think you're just seeing camera sway. Both the vehicle & strongback are moving in sync
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #152 on: 04/17/2013 08:56 PM »
It did rock back, slightly.  Click for animation.
« Last Edit: 04/17/2013 08:56 PM by Lee Jay »

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #153 on: 04/17/2013 08:57 PM »
It did rock back, slightly.  Click for animation.

wow, you're right - and I would consider that more than slightly.
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #154 on: 04/17/2013 08:59 PM »
It did rock back, slightly.  Click for animation.
Nice catch!  Someone let the control room know!   :)

Also note that the umbilical mast moved, but not the strongback.

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« Last Edit: 04/17/2013 09:00 PM by edkyle99 »

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #155 on: 04/17/2013 09:01 PM »
It did rock back, slightly.  Click for animation.
Also cool to see how much shorter the vehicle has become after LOX tanking. :D
« Last Edit: 04/17/2013 09:01 PM by Dappa »

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #156 on: 04/17/2013 09:02 PM »
It did rock back, slightly.  Click for animation.
Nice catch!  Someone let the control room know!   :)

Also note that the umbilical mast moved, but not the strongback.

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I think the strongback moved too, compare against the rocks on the beach. just not as far?
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #157 on: 04/17/2013 09:02 PM »
OrbitalSciences The #Antares team is gathering more information and will make the call on when we will make our next attempt.
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #158 on: 04/17/2013 09:03 PM »
It did rock back, slightly.  Click for animation.
Nice catch!  Someone let the control room know!   :)

Also note that the umbilical mast moved, but not the strongback.

 - Ed Kyle

Looks to me like it did, the entire thing seems to twist. The side we can't see moved back.
« Last Edit: 04/17/2013 09:03 PM by Mapperuo »
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #159 on: 04/17/2013 09:06 PM »
Looks to me like it did, the entire thing seems to twist. The side we can't see moved back.
Yes, a twist.  The nearest part did not move.  The furthest part did.  Interesting.

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