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LIVE: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« on: 09/23/2011 12:26 AM »
« Last Edit: 09/27/2011 03:38 PM by Space Pete »
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4
« Reply #1 on: 09/23/2011 12:33 AM »
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The Naval Research Laboratory's Tactical Satellite IV (TacSat-4) has been encapsulated inside the fairing (nose cone) of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Minotaur-IV+ launch vehicle in preparation for a Sept. 27 launch from the Alaska Aerospace Corporation's Kodiak Launch Complex.

http://www.nrl.navy.mil/media/news-releases/133-11r/
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4
« Reply #2 on: 09/23/2011 12:34 AM »
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #3 on: 09/23/2011 12:48 AM »
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #4 on: 09/24/2011 08:09 AM »
« Last Edit: 09/24/2011 08:12 AM by Salo »

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #5 on: 09/27/2011 10:50 AM »
Current T-0 is 1545 UTC / 11:45am EDT / 00:45 JST
Webcast: http://www.livestream.com/spaceflightnow
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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #6 on: 09/27/2011 11:38 AM »
And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #7 on: 09/27/2011 11:41 AM »
LV, SV, and range all green right now
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And this is a good reminder that just because one of your fellow space enthusiasts occasionally voices doubts about the SpaceX schedule announcements or is cautious about believing SpaceX has licked a problem before actually seeing proof that's true, it doesn't mean they hate SpaceX.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #8 on: 09/27/2011 12:32 PM »
Current T-0 is 1545 UTC / 11:45am EDT / 00:45 JST
Webcast: http://www.livestream.com/spaceflightnow

Is this the only webcast available?

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #9 on: 09/27/2011 12:51 PM »
Current T-0 is 1545 UTC / 11:45am EDT / 00:45 JST
Webcast: http://www.livestream.com/spaceflightnow

Is this the only webcast available?

Appears to be. Been looking for 2 days and this is the only one that's been mentioned.
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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #10 on: 09/27/2011 12:52 PM »
Current T-0 is 1545 UTC / 11:45am EDT / 00:45 JST
Webcast: http://www.livestream.com/spaceflightnow

Is this the only webcast available?

Appears to be. Been looking for 2 days and this is the only one that's been mentioned.

Okay! Thanks!

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #11 on: 09/27/2011 02:57 PM »
Launch preview/overview article by William Graham:

http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2011/09/orbital-minotaur-launch-tacsat4/

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #12 on: 09/27/2011 03:05 PM »
Launch is 40 minutes away...

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #13 on: 09/27/2011 03:07 PM »

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #14 on: 09/27/2011 03:09 PM »

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #15 on: 09/27/2011 03:15 PM »
Launch time: 1549:00UTC.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #16 on: 09/27/2011 03:19 PM »
T-30 minutes. All goes well for launch. No issues being worked.

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #17 on: 09/27/2011 03:23 PM »

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #18 on: 09/27/2011 03:31 PM »
T-18 minutes...

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Re: Minotaur IV Tacsat-4, September 27 2011
« Reply #19 on: 09/27/2011 03:32 PM »
Fair play to SFN for getting a webcast out. Otherwise we'd have nothing.

I'm rushing home in a moment, and no sure I'll get back to T-0, so it's all yours Rui! :)

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