Author Topic: LIVE: 6th New Shepard Dev Flight (In-flight Escape Test) - Oct. 5, 2016  (Read 54017 times)

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H+2 minutes. Guy describing his day job doing Monte Carlo trajectory simulations.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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H+3 minutes. Talking about your days prior to flight.
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a long hold for blue
« Last Edit: 10/05/2016 03:08 pm by Prober »
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H+4 minutes. Haven't heard an explanation for the hold yet.
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Big vent just then.

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Are these holds normal for a NS launch?

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H+5 minutes. Vapour coming from top of vehicle. "Would do some somersaults and then enjoy the view."
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H+6 minutes. First astronauts on New Shepard get chance to fly on New Glenn.
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hold at 7 minutes and counting

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H+7 minutes. Talking about the big windows on capsule.
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"Lots of [New Shepard] capsules" being built currently. Veeery interesting.

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H+8 minutes. Commentators have run out of things to say!
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H+9 minutes.
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On the pad audio I hear a voice in the background, possibly a loud speaker. Can anyone discern what it is saying?

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H+10 minutes. I can hear mission control in the background, but its hard to make out what they are saying.
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awww, not shown us her leg yet....
« Last Edit: 10/05/2016 03:14 pm by Prober »
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On the pad audio I hear a voice in the background, possibly a loud speaker. Can anyone discern what it is saying?

Can't hear anything myself?

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Sounds like the hydraulic pumps just shut down.

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Venting sound has stopped.
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On the pad audio I hear a voice in the background, possibly a loud speaker. Can anyone discern what it is saying?

I was only able to make out the female saying, "capsule" at one point.

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