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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #20 on: 06/30/2017 12:30 AM »
IGNITION! Looked like 3 seconds to me.
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Good test.

https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/880592028844806144

Static fire test of Falcon 9 complete—targeting launch of Intelsat 35e from Pad 39A in Florida on Sunday, July 2.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #22 on: 06/30/2017 05:36 AM »

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #23 on: 06/30/2017 06:06 AM »
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F9/Intelsat: Here’s a view of the Falcon 9 static firing at pad 39A this evening

https://twitter.com/cbs_spacenews/status/880586498915151872

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #24 on: 06/30/2017 07:10 AM »
I found some high-res pics of Intensat-35e launch processing on the Intelsat webiste:
http://www.intelsat.com/global-network/satellites/fleet/intelsat-35e/nggallery/page/2
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #25 on: 06/30/2017 11:05 AM »
That looks like a huge solar array. How much power?
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #26 on: 06/30/2017 02:44 PM »
No change to Sunday's launch weather probability, still only 40% GO, but 10% improvement in Monday's chances:

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Launch day probability of violating launch weather constraints: 60%
Primary concern(s): Anvil and Cumulus Cloud Rules

Delay day probability of violating launch weather constraints: 40%
Primary concern(s): Anvil and Cumulus Cloud Rules
« Last Edit: 06/30/2017 02:44 PM by FutureSpaceTourist »

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #28 on: 06/30/2017 10:06 PM »
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #29 on: 07/01/2017 05:38 AM »
Press kit & SpaceX launch patch.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #31 on: 07/01/2017 06:10 AM »
Launch window details from http://www.spacex.com/webcast

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SpaceX is targeting launch of Intelsat 35e from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The 58-minute launch window opens on Sunday, July 2, at 7:36 p.m. EDT, or 23:36 UTC. The satellite will be deployed approximately 32 minutes after launch.

A backup launch window opens on Monday, July 3, at 7:37 p.m. EDT, or 23:37 UTC.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #32 on: 07/01/2017 02:36 PM »
No real change in the latest launch weather forecast for tomorrow, still only 40% GO:

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Launch day probability of violating launch weather constraints: 60%
Primary concern(s): Anvil and Cumulus Cloud Rules

Delay day probability of violating launch weather constraints: 40%
Primary concern(s): Anvil and Cumulus Cloud Rules

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« Last Edit: 07/02/2017 12:37 PM by Orbiter »
Attended space missions: STS-114, STS-124, STS-128, STS-135, Atlas V "Curiosity", Delta IV Heavy NROL-15, Atlas V MUOS-2, Delta IV Heavy NROL-37, Falcon 9 CRS-9, Falcon 9 JCSAT-16, Atlas V GOES-R, Falcon 9 SES-11, Falcon Heavy Demo.

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« Last Edit: 07/02/2017 12:51 PM by Orbiter »
Attended space missions: STS-114, STS-124, STS-128, STS-135, Atlas V "Curiosity", Delta IV Heavy NROL-15, Atlas V MUOS-2, Delta IV Heavy NROL-37, Falcon 9 CRS-9, Falcon 9 JCSAT-16, Atlas V GOES-R, Falcon 9 SES-11, Falcon Heavy Demo.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #35 on: 07/02/2017 01:53 PM »
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Going vertical. #Falcon9 #intelsat35e

https://twitter.com/spacenews360/status/881491721045127169

There's video attached to the tweet.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #36 on: 07/02/2017 01:58 PM »
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Good morning from #SpaceX Pad 39A! The expendable (bummer) Falcon 9 rocket is going vertical for today's 7:36 PM ET Intelsat-35e launch

https://twitter.com/nova_road/status/881495322203127809


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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #38 on: 07/02/2017 04:17 PM »
Nice SpaceX photo, let's hope weather stays like this!

Edit to add: uncropped version of photo
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #39 on: 07/02/2017 09:02 PM »
My friend's view from Playlinda as of 40 minutes ago. Beach is open, weather looks great still.
« Last Edit: 07/02/2017 09:06 PM by Norm38 »

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