Author Topic: LIVE: Orbital's Antares/Cygnus ORB-1 (CRS-1) LAUNCH UPDATES - Jan 9, 2014  (Read 85507 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

L-90 minutes.

Into polling for prop loading.
« Last Edit: 01/09/2014 03:39 PM by Chris Bergin »

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Poll is go for propellant loading.

Offline Chris Bergin

I've switched to NASA TV. Wallops replaying a Minotaur launch for some reason.

Ah, PAO Josh on the NTV coverage, very good.

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nasa tv countdown proceeding

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Hmmm, the clock on the NTV coverage is 30 mins behind?

Yeah, it is. Josh just gave a countdown update and it's 30 mins behind.
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larger pic, the day looks good.
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RP-1 storage tank valve has been closed, Red-Team leaving the launch site now.

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Back to Wallops webcast, which is back to Antares and at the right time.

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"Horse race going on" as RP-1 valve wasn't resolved ahead of fast flow.

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It's because the update is from the 11:00 AM Space Station Live broadcast, re-broadcast at 11:30 AM.


Hmmm, the clock on the NTV coverage is 30 mins behind?

Yeah, it is. Josh just gave a countdown update and it's 30 mins behind.

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Propellant loading for Antares has started. Still go for 1:07 p.m. EST launch from Wallops.
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more   Note times shown in "central" time
« Last Edit: 01/09/2014 04:35 PM by Prober »
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It's because the update is from the 11:00 AM Space Station Live broadcast, re-broadcast at 11:30 AM.


Hmmm, the clock on the NTV coverage is 30 mins behind?

Yeah, it is. Josh just gave a countdown update and it's 30 mins behind.

Thanks Kegan. I thought I was going crazy for a moment!

L-60 mins.

Offline Chris Bergin

Through step 300 on the countdown procedures.

Range is currently red.

Offline Chris Bergin

T-45 mins.

You may need to keep refreshing the Wallops webcast. Lags a fair bit at times.

Offline Chris Bergin

Polling for Main Engine chilldown shortly.

All go.
« Last Edit: 01/09/2014 04:33 PM by Chris Bergin »

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Having issues with the Wallops stream as well.

Any indication why the Range went red?

Through step 300 on the countdown procedures.

Range is currently red.

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Nasa tv is running video of the late loads.
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Video B-Roll Feed of Orbital Sciences Antares/Cygnus Launch Processing
http://www.space-multimedia.nl.eu.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=8664

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NASA TV Webcast starts in 5 minutes (17:45 UTC).

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