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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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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #160 on: 04/17/2013 09:06 PM »
Since Antonio had nothing to do (aside from kick shins), I wonder if he was playing the "what's this button do?" game.   ;D

Kidding aside, best of luck to the team for the coming diagnosis, and please keep us informed if time allows!

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #161 on: 04/17/2013 09:11 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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You can see part of the structure on the near side, just above the "Orbital" tag on the first stage, move.
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #162 on: 04/17/2013 09:14 PM »
Was the first stage trying to vent? Too much force?
Something slipped out of place.

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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #163 on: 04/17/2013 09:15 PM »
I may hope that any motion is normal.
But anyway, a good moment to show that they have control over the proces.
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Re: SCRUB: Orbital Antares A-ONE LAUNCH ATTEMPT 1 UPDATE THREAD
« Reply #164 on: 04/17/2013 09:17 PM »
One part in the middle was moving away from the rocket. You can see it between the letters A and N.

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