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Offline Rob in KC

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #20 on: 04/25/2007 06:35 PM »
When does NASA TV coverage begin?

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #21 on: 04/25/2007 06:35 PM »
With Pegasus, is T-0 the time that the aircraft takes off, or the time that the Pegasus is released?

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #22 on: 04/25/2007 06:36 PM »

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Rob in KC - 25/4/2007 6:35 PM When does NASA TV coverage begin?

 

NASA says it will start at 3 pm. I assume this is EDT, so that would be 19:00 GMT.


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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #26 on: 04/25/2007 07:02 PM »
Webcast started. The TriStar is taxying

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RE: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #27 on: 04/25/2007 07:03 PM »
Always loved the L-1011!   :)

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10 mins to Stargazer take off.

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #30 on: 04/25/2007 07:18 PM »
From Chris' preview article:

"With all the interest surrounding SpaceX's Falcon I launch vehicle of late, many forget that Pegasus was the world's first privately developed space launch vehicle. Its maiden 1990 mission marked the first all-new, unmanned space launch vehicle developed in the US in more than 20 years.

Other landmarks included the Pegasus being the first winged vehicle to accelerate to eight times the speed of sound, and the first air-launched rocket to place satellites into orbit, using its carrier aircraft as an 'air breathing reusable first stage.'"

Didn't know that!

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #31 on: 04/25/2007 07:21 PM »
Poll for takeoff underway.
-DaviD-

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High quality video for L2 is recording now (will be available pretty much right after conclusion) - will be about 100mb plus. A free video will be recorded too (the launch part).

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RE: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #33 on: 04/25/2007 07:28 PM »
L-1011 now airborne!!!  :)

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Very neat chase plane:

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RE: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #36 on: 04/25/2007 07:32 PM »
NASA reconnaissance jet is now airborne too!!!

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #37 on: 04/25/2007 07:33 PM »
Anyone have tail numbers?

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Re: LIVE: Pegasus XL launch - AIM mission - April 25, 2007
« Reply #38 on: 04/25/2007 07:35 PM »
Pegasus looking good as it is climbing. It's way too cloudy too see anything unfortunately :(

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