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Explanation for yesterday’s abort: engines appeared to start-up a little slower than expected, so vehicle aborted. Today they’ve preconditioned the vehicle (in an earlier hold) which should resolve the issue for today’s attempt.

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https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1431724835571474443

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Astra has made some operational adjustments to counter yesterday's abort (slow engine ramp up), including a reconditioning hold earlier in today's count (thus the more to the right for the T-0).

T-55 mins.

➡️youtube.com/watch?v=O8Tdm7…
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https://twitter.com/nasaspaceflight/status/1431731140771999744

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Holding at T-30 mins for prop fill requirements.

➡️youtube.com/watch?v=O8Tdm7…

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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #26 on: 08/28/2021 10:01 pm »
Count has resumed!

Counting down to 3:30 PM Pacific time.
« Last Edit: 08/28/2021 10:01 pm by RocketLover0119 »
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #27 on: 08/28/2021 10:15 pm »
Into terminal count, just tested water deluge.
« Last Edit: 08/28/2021 10:16 pm by RocketLover0119 »
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #28 on: 08/28/2021 10:18 pm »
Clock has stopped at T-12 and a half minutes. Awaiting reason of hold.

Some config changes were made, count has resume at T-14 minutes.
« Last Edit: 08/28/2021 10:21 pm by RocketLover0119 »
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #29 on: 08/28/2021 10:23 pm »
Count resumed.
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #30 on: 08/28/2021 10:26 pm »
Final poll has occurred. Go for launch. Under 9 minutes to launch.
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #31 on: 08/28/2021 10:33 pm »
T-2 minutes.
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #32 on: 08/28/2021 10:34 pm »
T-1 Minute. Godspeed Astra!
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #33 on: 08/28/2021 10:35 pm »
LIFTOFF!!!

Power slide on liftoff!
« Last Edit: 08/28/2021 10:36 pm by RocketLover0119 »
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #34 on: 08/28/2021 10:36 pm »
still flying tho
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #35 on: 08/28/2021 10:37 pm »
T+2 minutes. Still flying!
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #36 on: 08/28/2021 10:37 pm »
  Their flight computer doesn't quit! (whoops, there she goes, a noble effort)
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #37 on: 08/28/2021 10:38 pm »
ANOMALY!

vehicle has failed. Spun out of control at burnout.
« Last Edit: 08/28/2021 10:38 pm by RocketLover0119 »
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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #38 on: 08/28/2021 10:38 pm »
Welp... Max Q and loss of control.

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Re: Astra Rocket 3.3 – STP-27AD1 – Kodiak – August 28, 2021
« Reply #39 on: 08/28/2021 10:38 pm »
its tumbling
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