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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #140 on: 05/01/2017 10:44 AM »
First big vent for the day!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #141 on: 05/01/2017 10:45 AM »
T-30 minutes. Still venting.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #142 on: 05/01/2017 10:45 AM »
LOX load on Stage 2 has started.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #143 on: 05/01/2017 10:50 AM »
T-25 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #144 on: 05/01/2017 10:52 AM »
Well, I can see the sun today... so that's an improvement.  Upper level wind data coming in soon.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #145 on: 05/01/2017 10:55 AM »
T-20 minutes. Vapour coming off second stage and another big vent.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #146 on: 05/01/2017 10:57 AM »
T-18 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #147 on: 05/01/2017 10:58 AM »
Funky music has started.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #148 on: 05/01/2017 10:59 AM »
T-16 minutes.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #149 on: 05/01/2017 11:00 AM »
All is still very quiet.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #150 on: 05/01/2017 11:01 AM »
T-14 minutes. Webcast should be starting in a couple of minutes.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #151 on: 05/01/2017 11:02 AM »
According to SpaceX PAO here, "we are on track for 7:15am"

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #152 on: 05/01/2017 11:02 AM »
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Another beautiful morning here at KSC. Falcon launch set for 7:15am EDT (1115 GMT).

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #153 on: 05/01/2017 11:04 AM »
T-12 minutes. Webcast has started.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #155 on: 05/01/2017 11:05 AM »
T-10mins.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #156 on: 05/01/2017 11:05 AM »
Webcast is 8secs behind real-time.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #157 on: 05/01/2017 11:05 AM »
T-10 minutes.
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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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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #158 on: 05/01/2017 11:06 AM »
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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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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #159 on: 05/01/2017 11:07 AM »
Engine Chill "ready"

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