Author Topic: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021 (0616 UTC)  (Read 52012 times)

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T-30 minutes and holding.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Still holding, however “close to resuming”.
"The Starship has landed"

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Count is resuming!
"The Starship has landed"

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Count has resumed. Launch at 06:04 UTC.
« Last Edit: 11/20/2021 04:34 am by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Water deluge test.
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. Go for launch.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Hold at T-8 minutes 38 seconds. Valve stuck open at base of vehicle.
« Last Edit: 11/20/2021 04:56 am by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #67 on: 11/20/2021 05:00 am »
Valve has been recycled which appears to have fixed the problem.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #68 on: 11/20/2021 05:07 am »
Count has resumed. Launch at 06:16 UTC.
« Last Edit: 11/20/2021 05:08 am by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #69 on: 11/20/2021 05:10 am »
T-6 minutes. Range is go and they are authorised for launch.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #70 on: 11/20/2021 05:14 am »
T-2 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #71 on: 11/20/2021 05:16 am »
Liftoff!
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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #72 on: 11/20/2021 05:16 am »
She flies! :)
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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #73 on: 11/20/2021 05:17 am »
T+1 minute. Past MaxQ.
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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #74 on: 11/20/2021 05:19 am »
T+3 minutes.

First stage separation.
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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #75 on: 11/20/2021 05:21 am »
T+5 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #76 on: 11/20/2021 05:23 am »
T+7 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #77 on: 11/20/2021 05:26 am »
Second stage cutoff.

Made it to orbit!
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Re: Astra LV0007 - STP-27AD2 - Kodiak - 20 November 2021
« Reply #78 on: 11/20/2021 05:26 am »
Congrats!

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Congratulations to Astra on this major milestone! 

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