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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #100 on: 11/11/2017 06:21 AM »
1st weather brief is good. Coldest air of the season and ground winds will decrease approaching T-0. No precip expected from offshore clouds.  T-0 temp at 27-29 degrees. Less than 5% chance of launch criteria violations.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #101 on: 11/11/2017 06:29 AM »
DLC (dynamic limit checker) is in auto. Batt cell voltages nominal.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #102 on: 11/11/2017 06:31 AM »
Go for launch vehicle external power on.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #103 on: 11/11/2017 06:52 AM »
Clearing the launch pad now. One controller said they might need to activate the red team later. No mention of why that might be needed.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #104 on: 11/11/2017 07:09 AM »
I'm going "off console" for a couple hours. All seems to be going well at this time.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #105 on: 11/11/2017 07:25 AM »
Working a TEL hydraulic issue.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #106 on: 11/11/2017 07:38 AM »
Also reporting a telemetry issue with Cygnus

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #107 on: 11/11/2017 08:19 AM »
Delaying FTS checks so red team can enter the pad to investigate TEL hydraulic issue

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #108 on: 11/11/2017 08:49 AM »
Should be able to make T0 if 'red team clear out in a proficient manner'.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #109 on: 11/11/2017 08:52 AM »
Red team has cleared the pad. Believe all systems are green but need to check.

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #110 on: 11/11/2017 08:57 AM »

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #111 on: 11/11/2017 08:59 AM »

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #112 on: 11/11/2017 09:00 AM »
Go for avionics and internal power test

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #113 on: 11/11/2017 09:04 AM »
FTS and avionics on internal power

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #114 on: 11/11/2017 09:18 AM »
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It's launch dayyyy🚀

boarding the bus to the launch viewing site👌🏼
go Antares. go cygnus.

https://twitter.com/trevormahlmann/status/929290820578168832

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #115 on: 11/11/2017 09:34 AM »
« Last Edit: 11/11/2017 09:47 AM by centaurinasa »

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #116 on: 11/11/2017 09:46 AM »
"Less than two hours 'til Orbital ATK's Antares rocket lifts off from VCSFA MARS Pad 0A at Wallops."

https://twitter.com/NASA_Wallops/status/929298408791298048
« Last Edit: 11/11/2017 09:47 AM by centaurinasa »

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #117 on: 11/11/2017 09:55 AM »
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The latest forecast, for two hours out from launch, puts weather at 100-percent favorable for #OA8. Launch window opens at 7:37 a.m. EST for @OrbitalATK's #Antares rocket and International Space Station-bound #Cygnus spaceraft.

https://twitter.com/nasa_wallops/status/929301004524380160

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #118 on: 11/11/2017 09:59 AM »

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Re: Cygnus OA-8 - Antares - November 11, 2017
« Reply #119 on: 11/11/2017 10:04 AM »
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A good early Saturday morning to everyone.  We are just over 90 mins away from launch of @OrbitalATK’s #Antares rocket to the International Space Station. #Cygnus #OA8

https://twitter.com/ChrisG_NSF/status/929303046668144640

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