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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #120 on: 05/01/2017 09:45 AM »
OK, now its T-1 hour 30 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #121 on: 05/01/2017 09:54 AM »
The fueling poll should be picking up in just a few minutes.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #122 on: 05/01/2017 09:55 AM »
T-1 hour 20 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #123 on: 05/01/2017 09:59 AM »
Fueling poll should be underway at this time.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #124 on: 05/01/2017 10:02 AM »
T-1 hour 13 minutes. Launch readiness poll should be occurring now.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #125 on: 05/01/2017 10:04 AM »
6:05a.  To make a 7:15a launch target, fueling of RP-1 Kerosene into the Falcon 9 should have just begun.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #126 on: 05/01/2017 10:05 AM »
T-1 hour 10 minutes. Fuel loading should be starting now.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #127 on: 05/01/2017 10:05 AM »
Vapors at the Falcon 9.  Fueling is UNDERWAY!

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #128 on: 05/01/2017 10:15 AM »
T-1 hour. Seeing some vapour coming off near the launch tower.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #129 on: 05/01/2017 10:18 AM »
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Where can I apply for SpaceX fanboy?.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #130 on: 05/01/2017 10:18 AM »
Weather here is about the same a yesterday. Ground winds are well within limits.  Clouds are about the same.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #131 on: 05/01/2017 10:20 AM »
T-55 minutes. Dawn at KSC!
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #132 on: 05/01/2017 10:25 AM »
T-50 minutes. Sky is getting brighter.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #133 on: 05/01/2017 10:26 AM »
Launch Director loop is very quiet right now.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #134 on: 05/01/2017 10:30 AM »
LOX load has started!

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #135 on: 05/01/2017 10:30 AM »
T-45 minutes. LOX loading should be starting now.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #136 on: 05/01/2017 10:35 AM »
T-40 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #137 on: 05/01/2017 10:36 AM »
All remains quiet on the net.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #138 on: 05/01/2017 10:40 AM »
T-35mins.  All remains on track from a technical standpoint at this time.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #139 on: 05/01/2017 10:40 AM »
T-35 minutes.
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