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10 minutes for launch!

Offline Chris Bergin

T-10 mins. Will be into pad clear now.

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One of the umbilicals just popped off. I assume that was planned.

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Confirmation of pad clear....

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Has any mention been made of the parking orbit inclination to be used?   ~28.5 deg or closer to 31 deg?
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« Last Edit: 12/01/2013 04:29 PM by Prober »
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Five minutes for launch...

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T-4 minutes
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120 seconds for launch

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T-120 seconds.

Good luck Goddess and Bunny!

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T-60 seconds. Series of umbilicals being detached in sequence (since T-10 mins).

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Arms retracting

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30 Seconds. Good luck Long March 3B!

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Ignition!

LAUNCH  :) !!!
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Launch
« Last Edit: 12/01/2013 04:32 PM by Prober »
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