Author Topic: LIVE: Atlas V 421 - MMS - March 12/13, 2015 (02:44 UTC/10:44 pm Eastern)  (Read 77644 times)

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315 X 37930 nm orbit at cutoff
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MECO2!
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passing the Hawaiian islands
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Orbit is about 580x70,279 km, 28.779 degrees.
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Centaur continuing quench maneuver.
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Centaur is at orbit normal.
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Passing over Hawaii.
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MMS4 to separate in about 7 minutes. Propellant is at the forward bulkhead.
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Five minutes to separation. View of west coast of US.

Corrected coasts!
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I hope there's a third rocketcam; it could be situated at a position looking up at the four probes separating.
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Your mean West Coast.  Hi MMS, can you see me waving.
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Ullage motors are firing.
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MMS4 separation. Some applause.
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1st one away...
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Five minutes to next separation.
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I hope there's a third rocketcam; it could be situated at a position looking up at the four probes separating.

There was.  It was mentioned at the start of the broadcast.  However, they mentioned that it would not be real time.  So it may only be in the ULA highlight video.

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can't see me waving.  Clouds are rolling in :(
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Less than 15 minutes of mission time remaining; Probe #3 is bound to separate ASAP.
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