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L-1 hour 15 minutes. Ten minutes until start of NASA commentary.
« Last Edit: 12/06/2014 12:19 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Todays Sun times for CCAFS(all times local-EST, courtesy Heavens ABove)

                                           Time    Altitude    Azimuth     
Astronomical twilight begins:  05:37 -18.0°       106°
Nautical twilight begins:         06:06 -12.0°       109°
Civil twilight begins:              06:35  -6.0°        112°
Sunrise:                               07:00  -0.8°        115°

With the 3 NASA TV and the NASA UStream channels I got ratty audio, yesterday I had the best luck with the PBS coverage.
http://www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/watch-orion-embark-test-launch/

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 Nice shot just posted on the Orion blog

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NASA is about to go live 6 am est
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Commentary starting in seven minutes.
« Last Edit: 12/05/2014 09:56 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Out on the jetty now. Light rain came through. Very high clouds with some stars. Five to ten jnit wibds off the ocean. Great view of the rocket from a few miles away.
Bring the thunder!

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This is for updates. Discuss the webcast options on the other threads.

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L-1 hour 10 minutes.
« Last Edit: 12/06/2014 12:20 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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L-1 hour 5 minutes. Here we go again!
« Last Edit: 12/06/2014 12:20 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Commentary from Brandi Dean.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Schedule and facts.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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L-60 minutes
T-45 minutes

Until todays 12:05 UTC launch.
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NASA blog.

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All the propellant tanks on the Delta IV Heavy’s core boosters and second stage are fully loaded for launch. Pumps are topping off the oxygen and hydrogen tanks and the countdown is proceeding toward a 7:05 a.m. EST liftoff, the opening of a 2-hour, 39-minute window that extends to 9:44 a.m. EST.

Sluggishly moving valves due to long period at LH2 temperature.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.


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Concerns are rain, cumulus clouds and wind. Currently green on all weather constraints.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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splash down assets in work
« Last Edit: 12/05/2014 10:07 AM by Prober »
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No issues with Orion.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Ikhana drone departed from Edwards about an hour ago. Wave heights well within limits.

At liftoff, hearing from ULA.
« Last Edit: 12/06/2014 12:21 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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