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Tony De La Rosa, ...I'm no Feline Dealer!! I move mountains.  but I'm better known for "I think it's highly sexual." Japanese to English Translation.

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T-2 minutes. Second stage LOX load is complete.
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T-1 minute. Falcon 9 is in startup.

LD is for go launch.
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Liftoff!
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T+1 minute.
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T+2 minutes.
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First stage separation.

Ignition.

T+3 minutes.
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Fairing separation.

T+4 minutes.
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T+5 minutes.
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T+6 minutes.
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Entry burn.

T+7 minutes.
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T+8 minutes.
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Landing burn.

Touchdown!

Cutoff.

T+9 minutes.
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I didn't hear a call of good orbit. Upcoming events.

00:54:07 2nd stage engine starts (SES-2)
00:54:09 2nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-2)
01:05:25 Starlink satellites deploy
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« Last Edit: 12/03/2023 03:14 am by catdlr »
Tony De La Rosa, ...I'm no Feline Dealer!! I move mountains.  but I'm better known for "I think it's highly sexual." Japanese to English Translation.

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"Approximately 55 minutes until @Starlink satellite deployment"

https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1731164230769107322
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I didn't hear a call of good orbit. Upcoming events.

00:54:07 2nd stage engine starts (SES-2)
00:54:09 2nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-2)
01:05:25 Starlink satellites deploy

Me neither.  It appeared that the blue trajectory orbit didn't quite match and became the proposed orbit at MECO and video cutoff.
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Tony De La Rosa, ...I'm no Feline Dealer!! I move mountains.  but I'm better known for "I think it's highly sexual." Japanese to English Translation.

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Was nice how it went in and out of the clouds.

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T+54 minutes and 7 seconds. Expected ignition for two seconds.
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