Author Topic: SpaceX F9 : Starlink group 3-2 : Vandenberg : 22 July 2022 (17:39 UTC)  (Read 24930 times)

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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1550528420559237120

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Falcon 9 is looking good and weather is 80% favorable for today’s launch of Starlink at 10:39 a.m. PT → http://spacex.com/launches/sl3-2/
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NSF webcast screencap:

T-4 minutes, SpaceX webcast:
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Abort yesterday due to an off-nominal position of a back-up valve on one of the Merlin-1D engines. All now resolved.

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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1550536284728242176

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Liftoff!

https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1550536364743335936

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LAUNCH! SpaceX Falcon 9 B1071-4 launches Starlink Group 3-2 mission from SLC-4E at Vandenberg.

Overview:
https://nasaspaceflight.com/2022/07/starlink-3-2/… - by Trevor Sesnic (@124970MeV)

NSF Livestream:
https://youtube.com/watch?v=HDp_WALyITs
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Launch!
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Staging
MECO > Stage 1/2 separation > SEI-1 > fairing separation
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Entry burn, second stage accelerates toward orbital velocity
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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1550538367003070464

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Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on the Of Course I Still Love You droneship – marking SpaceX’s second launch and landing from Vandenberg in less than 12 days

https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1550538499350298624

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Falcon 9 B1071-4 lands on SpaceX drone ship "Of Course I Still Love You". And another bullseye!

SpaceX's 32nd Falcon 9 launch of 2022. Already beats SpaceX's previous one year record of 31 launches (2021) - and we're only in July!

youtube.com/watch?v=HDp_WA…
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Landing burn > landing! > SECO-1!

Webcast ends.
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https://twitter.com/alexphysics13/status/1550540049845850115

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Own records broken by SpaceX today:

- Most launches in a year overall
- Most launches in a year from SLC-4E.
- Shortest time between launches by SpaceX from SLC-4E

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https://twitter.com/w00ki33/status/1550542384190013440

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And there it goes, a visible Starlink 3-2 mission from Vandenberg SFB!

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Do we know the launch time today, to the second?  I know launch time today was the same as yesterday, to the minute.
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Do we know the launch time today, to the second?  I know launch time today was the same as yesterday, to the minute.

https://twitter.com/cbs_spacenews/status/1550536140230635520?s=20&t=uDERQnvVhSoI0g5c5gsNVw

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SEI-2 or SECO-2 > nominal orbit insertion
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https://twitter.com/spacex/status/1550550274581749760

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Second burn of the Merlin Vacuum engine complete; ~9 minutes until Starlink satellites deploy
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Deployment of 46 Starlink satellites confirmed – completing SpaceX’s 32nd mission of 2022!
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Acquisition of signal Svalbard > satellites deploy confirmed.

Satellites were deployed over region with no ground station, apparently.

Mission Control audio went private immediately after deployment confirmation announced.
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Falcon 9 launches 46 Starlink satellites to orbit

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Tracking cam footage from today’s Falcon 9 launch of Starlink
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