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

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T-7 minutes. All pre-valves are open.
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Stage 1 RP-1 load complete.

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T-6 minutes. Stage 1 RP-1 load is complete.
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T-5 minutes. Tanks pressing for strongback retract.
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T-3 minutes. FTS is armed for flight.
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T-2 minutes. Stage 2 LOX load is closed out.
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T-1 minute. Falcon 9 is in startup.
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Liftoff!
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T+2 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Staging.

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First stage separation.

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Fairing sep confirmed.

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Bermuda acquisition of signal.

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