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Network News Tonight intimated that FAA may post a moratorium on launches at the Cape to help with holiday air traffic. I don't know if it affects this launch. Just FYI for now.

Watch from 10:10 to 10:32 on this news program.


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Launch: 2023-11-22 04:15:30 UTC. Deployment: 2023-11-22 05:20:51.820 UTC.

SpaceX web site gives the first launch time as 04:01 UTC, which is 14.5 minutes earlier than the time above.
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Network News Tonight intimated that FAA may post a moratorium on launches at the Cape to help with holiday air traffic. I don't know if it affects this launch. Just FYI for now.

Watch from 10:10 to 10:32 on this news program.
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Available first stages, with UTC date of most recent recovery:
1078.6    Sep 16
1060.18  Sep 24
1067.15  Oct 13
1062.17  Oct 18
1080.5    Oct 22
1077.9    Oct 30 (maybe)

B1067.15 chosen, skipping over 1078.6 and 1060.18.
« Last Edit: 11/23/2023 04:41 pm by zubenelgenubi »
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Network News Tonight intimated that FAA may post a moratorium on launches at the Cape to help with holiday air traffic. I don't know if it affects this launch. Just FYI for now.

Watch from 10:10 to 10:32 on this news program.
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SpaceXís mission page now showing T-0 = 11:15 pm EST, in accordance with the 04:15:30 UTC 1st opportunity on Celestrakís list.
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Covering the upcoming launches, starting with another Starlink mission tonight! Trevor Sesnic (@124970MeV) with the round-up:

https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2023/11/launch-roundup-112123/

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Delayed to 1:47 am EST = 06:47:00 UTC per SpaceX mission page.
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Delayed to 1:47 am EST = 06:47:00 UTC per SpaceX mission page.

2:27 am EST = 07:27:00 UTC now.
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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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Now 12:27 AM Mountain. Canít tell from looking at Space Coast Live what the weather is, except for one image that hints at cloud cover.

https://twitter.com/julia_bergeron/status/1727190405970616522

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It's basically clear outside. It's the rocket that didn't go vertical till two-ish hours ago. That's the delay....sigh
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Here's the Spaceflight Now stream while we wait for NSF to wake up!

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New launch time of 07:47:40 UTC.

"SpaceX is targeting Wednesday, November 22 for a Falcon 9 launch of 23 Starlink satellites to low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. Liftoff is targeted for 2:47 a.m. ET, with backup opportunities available until 2:59 a.m. ET."

https://www.spacex.com/launches/mission/?missionId=sl-6-29

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« Last Edit: 11/22/2023 06:00 am by catdlr »
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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.

Credit SFN.
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Propellant load has begun for tonightís launch of 23 @Starlink satellites from Florida. All systems and weather are currently go for launch

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T-30 minutes. Frost forming at base of first stage LOX tank.

Have NSF crew fallen asleep? Their stream hasn't started yet!

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