Author Topic: LIVE: Rokot/Briz-KM - Sentinel-3A - Plesetsk - February 16, 2016  (Read 35056 times)

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An amazing set of photos from launch preparation and also from inside de launch complex is available from here: http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Missions/Sentinel-3

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Preview (thanks to all the documentation posted here, good work!)

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/02/russian-rokot-sentinel-3a-launch/

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From Twitter: range reports weather is GREEN for launch.
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Russian ground stations GREEN.
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Webcast about to start. Inside L-1h.
« Last Edit: 02/16/2016 04:00 PM by eeergo »
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Started. Flashy media event!
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Ground segment polling. All GO.
« Last Edit: 02/16/2016 04:05 PM by eeergo »
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To the German Minister of Economy: "It's good to have you here... budget-wise! ................. Well and anyhow else..."  ;D
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Sentinel 3A final GO/NO-GO poll.

All GO from the spacecraft side.
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ESA Director General and German Minister of Transportation (in the pic) giving their speeches.
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Explaining Sentinel 3A's mission with relaxing videos of jellyfish, waves and an actual scientist.
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Launch provider representative talking about the vehicle's segment and a live shot from the pad.
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People having a blast about how cold winter is in Russia  ???
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Very fluffy, but enjoyable :)

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"Mr Sentinel" reporting from Plesetsk everything is green.
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Andrea Acommazzo (which some may remember from Rosetta and Philae's adventures :) ) explaining ESOC's roles.
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"We would take all measures to protect your spacecraft"
lmao
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It's the SpaceX fan club otherwise known as CNES.

(It's funny because they hate SpaceX ;D)

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How much of the second stage could survive reentry?

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