Author Topic: SpaceX Falcon 9 - Iridium NEXT Flight 1 DISCUSSION (Jan. 14 2017)  (Read 339483 times)

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I would think they'd just do worst case assumptions, informed by experience.
I'd hate to belabor the point, but how?
I found some light reading for you here:   
""Hazard Analysis of Commercial Space Transportation,"
https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/licenses_permits/media/hazard.pdf


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T-25 minutes. The fuel collector pre-valves are closed and the three cryo-helium pumps are active.

How do you know? AFAICT the YouTube hosted stream is showing only elevator music and the YouTube technical feed hasn't started at all.
I haven't looked, but maybe its in the press kit?

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FYI, the technical webcast is currently running between 4 and 5 seconds ahead of the hosted one.

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I'm getting "please stand by" on both the technical (on youtube) and hosted (on Spacex.com) broadcasts. Is anyone else having this issue?

EDIT: the fix was to disable my script blocker and cookie blocker.
« Last Edit: 01/14/2017 04:48 PM by CJ »

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watching on Spacex, no problem

Offline MrHollifield

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Technical on YouTube is working good for me.

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Hosted webcast apperas to be about 9-11 seconds behind at the moment- as compared to the technical one.
« Last Edit: 01/14/2017 04:49 PM by inventodoc »

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Hosted webcast apperas to be about 9-11 seconds behind at the moment- as compared to the technical one.

Mine is the opposite... Technical is 7 sec from behind hosted.

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The delay between feeds has been variable for me. Currently technical is maybe 1.5 sec ahead, both on youtube. Think it both depends on your connection and if you're viewing them on youtube or elsewhere.

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Booster is tagged '29'.

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Small flame from a strongback umbilical on launch.

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The mylar coverings on the second stage engine mount looks new.

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Best ever view of landing!
EDIT: looked to be a bit of movement after landing, and maybe a bit of a list on the stage following landing? Not sure, might be a camera angle artefact.
« Last Edit: 01/14/2017 05:05 PM by Welsh Dragon »

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Best ever view of landing!

That was awesome!

it doesnt get much Better
« Last Edit: 01/14/2017 05:06 PM by longboard1210 »

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That was amazing!!!!!!!!! Best footage of the landing so far!

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The landing looked so routine! I'm crossing my fingers everything else goes perfectly!

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Not even any visible lingering flames this time!

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This was the first time I have heard the grid fins are powered by nitrogen. Was this known previously?

Matthew

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