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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #20 on: 09/18/2013 01:36 pm »
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10:58 a.m. EDT

Do we know why the slip?

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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #21 on: 09/18/2013 01:43 pm »
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10:58 a.m. EDT

Do we know why the slip?

Overheard on scanner at viewing site that there was a fuel flow sensor issue... sounds like it was resolved about 15-20 minutes ago.

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Offline Chris Bergin

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10:58 a.m. EDT

Do we know why the slip?

Overheard on scanner at viewing site that there was a fuel flow sensor issue... sounds like it was resolved about 15-20 minutes ago.

L2 has crews out at pad for GSE adjustment, could be that.

RP-1 and LOX loading has started.
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Here we go....or maybe not just yet ;)
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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #25 on: 09/18/2013 02:02 pm »
Range currently red, looking to move some people.  Also working issue with the rocket cam system.  It doesn't sound like either are showstoppers.
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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #26 on: 09/18/2013 02:07 pm »
I have heard DFO RED. Need to evac people from 4 houses to get a green range.

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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #27 on: 09/18/2013 02:09 pm »
I have heard DFO RED. Need to evac people from 4 houses to get a green range.
Thanks for the detail...not sure if I heard a number or not.

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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #28 on: 09/18/2013 02:10 pm »
Heard from a ground safety contact. I'd say it's pretty reliable.

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Range currently red, looking to move some people.  Also working issue with the rocket cam system.  It doesn't sound like either are showstoppers.


L2 has rocketcam issue waived, to update.
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Now here we go! :)
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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #31 on: 09/18/2013 02:14 pm »
Heard from a ground safety contact. I'd say it's pretty reliable.
No doubt...just listening to one of channels on loudspeaker here.

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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #32 on: 09/18/2013 02:16 pm »
 :)

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Cygnus set to be ISS' Visiting Vehicle number 155.
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JSC's ISS FCR:
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Re: LIVE: Orbital Antares/Cygnus ORB-D LAUNCH DAY Updates
« Reply #37 on: 09/18/2013 02:19 pm »
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10:58 a.m. EDT

Do we know why the slip?

"Gaseous nitrogen regulator adjustment" according to NTV.

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Lots of school kids that have experiments onboard - watching from the visitor gallery.
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10 mins to the completion of tanking.
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