Author Topic: LIVE: Orbital's Cygnus ORB-1 (CRS-1) UNBERTHING and EOM UPDATES  (Read 16359 times)

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LIVE Coverage for UNBERTHING and EOM of Cygnus on the ORB-1 (CRS-1) to the International Space Station.

This is a live update thread, so all posts need to be updates, or they will be removed. Please use the other threads for non updates)

Resources:

Orbital GENERAL Forum Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=46.0

Orbital (Antares/Cygnus) News Articles:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/tag/orbital/

Main ORB-1/CRS-1 Feature Article - by William Graham:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/01/orbitals-antares-loft-cygnus-orb-1-mission/

Main ORB-1/CRS-1 Berthing Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/01/cygnus-crs-1-iss-berthing/

EOM Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/02/orb-1-cygnus-departs-iss-fiery-farewell/

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L2 Antares/Cygnus Section - Really good section with a lot of documentation, video and content resources exclusive to L2:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=54.0
(Now includes 100s of mbs of unreleased hi res images taken of Cygnus from the ISS during ORB-D and ORB-1).
L2 ORB-1/CRS-1 Updates: http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=65.0
« Last Edit: 02/18/2014 11:00 AM by Chris Bergin »

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Everyone can join in and help with this....

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Orbit 1 in control.

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Cygnus release team:

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Unberthing was 45 mins ago.

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Live view:

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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25 mins to release.

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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Go for release - in a window that opens in 10 mins.

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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Hot trigger. Release in 60 seconds.

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Cygnus Release Sequence has started.
"Earth is the cradle of humanity, but one cannot live in a cradle forever." - Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky.

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41 mins past the hour for release.

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Very smooth.

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Abort burn (as planned) in progress.

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