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Stage 1 and 2 RP-1 flow rates are "on track."

Stage 1 LOX flow rates are "nominal."
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Lets get down to some funky music!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Stage 2 RP-1 fueling is complete.

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TelStar 19V is on internal power.

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Stage 2 LOX load has started.

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T-15mins.  All is still proceeding without issue at this time.

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Stage 2 LOX load flow rates are nominal.

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Coverage has started.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-13 minutes. Talking about Block 5.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-12 minutes. Talking about propellants for Falcon 9.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-11 minutes. Helium loading started about 15 minutes ago. 60% go for weather. Cumulus and thick weather clouds.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-10 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Range is GREEN.

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T-9 minutes. Backup window about 24 hours from now.
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T-8 minutes. Talking about satellite internet use.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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T-7mins.  Engine chilldown has begun.

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T-7 minutes. Engine chill should be starting now. Showing SSL promo.
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Stage 1 RP-1 closed out for flight.

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Vehicle in self-align.

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