Author Topic: SpaceX F9 : Starlink group 6-31 : CCSFS SLC-40 : 2/3 December 2023 (04:00 UTC)  (Read 16152 times)

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Updated L-1 launch weather forecast says 45% GO with upper level wind shear risk still low to medium

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Can someone post the new link the for the Twitter livestream? The old link went for over an hour showing only the SpaceX intro and then stopped.
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Can someone post the new link the for the Twitter livestream? The old link started for 61 seconds and then stopped.

https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1OwGWYZeOOexQ
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Can someone post the new link the for the Twitter livestream? The old link started for 61 seconds and then stopped.

https://twitter.com/i/broadcasts/1OwGWYZeOOexQ

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The NSF Launch Team is all set to provide coverage.
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NSF is live

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https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1731152009791725575

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Live from SLC-40, SpaceX Falcon 9 B1078-6 set to launch Starlink 6-31.

Livestream:
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NSF webcast has begun.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-38 minutes. The SpaceX launch director should be verifying go to start propellant loading.
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T-35 minutes. First stage LOX loading and first and second stage RP-1 loading should be starting about now.
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T-30 minutes. Frost forming at base of first stage LOX tank.
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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1731154322212503607

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Less than 30 minutes until Falcon 9s launch of 23 @Starlink satellites from Florida → spacex.com/launches

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T-25 minutes.
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T-20 minute vent. Second stage RP-1 loading should be completed about now.
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T-16 minutes. Second stage LOX loading should be starting about now.
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T-10 minutes.
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T-7 minutes. Engine chill should be starting about now.
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T-6 minutes. First stage RP-1 loading should be complete about now.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-5 minutes. Falcon 9 tanks are pressurising for strongback retract.
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T-4 minutes. Strongback is retracting.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-3 minutes. First stage LOX load is complete.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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