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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #60 on: 08/18/2020 02:15 pm »
T-16 minutes. Second stage LOX loading should be starting about now.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #61 on: 08/18/2020 02:15 pm »
Is there an NSF live webcast today?

Did I miss the announcement and link?

Doesn't look like it. EverydayAstronaut is streaming, but he is not there in person and has no live pad video.



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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #63 on: 08/18/2020 02:17 pm »
Time for some funky music!
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #64 on: 08/18/2020 02:21 pm »
Webcast has started.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #65 on: 08/18/2020 02:21 pm »
T-10 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #67 on: 08/18/2020 02:22 pm »
T-9 minutes. Talking about Skysat payloads.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #68 on: 08/18/2020 02:23 pm »
T-8 minutes. 6th flight for first stage.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #69 on: 08/18/2020 02:24 pm »
T-7 minutes. Engine chill should be starting now.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #70 on: 08/18/2020 02:25 pm »
Droneship.

T-6 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #71 on: 08/18/2020 02:26 pm »
T-5 minutes. Fairings flew on last Starlink mission in January.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #73 on: 08/18/2020 02:28 pm »
Fairing catchers.

T-4 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #75 on: 08/18/2020 02:28 pm »
T-3 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #76 on: 08/18/2020 02:29 pm »
T-2 minutes. Stage 2 LOX load closed out.
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Re: SpaceX F9 : Starlink v1.0 L10, Rideshare : August 18, 2020
« Reply #79 on: 08/18/2020 02:30 pm »
T-1 minutes. Falcon 9 is in startup.

Go for launch.
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