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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #161 on: 05/01/2017 11:07 AM »
T-7 minutes 47 seconds.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #162 on: 05/01/2017 11:08 AM »
Engine chill has started.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #163 on: 05/01/2017 11:08 AM »
T-7 minutes. Engine chill has started.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #164 on: 05/01/2017 11:08 AM »
Stage 1 fuel load closeout.

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In topping.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #166 on: 05/01/2017 11:09 AM »
T-6 minutes. Stage 1 fuel closeout.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #167 on: 05/01/2017 11:09 AM »
Vehicle in self-align.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #168 on: 05/01/2017 11:10 AM »
T-5mins

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #169 on: 05/01/2017 11:10 AM »
Pressing for strongback retract.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #170 on: 05/01/2017 11:10 AM »
link to webcast ?
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #171 on: 05/01/2017 11:10 AM »
T-5 minutes. Topping off LOX. Faulty sensor was replaced.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #172 on: 05/01/2017 11:11 AM »
Still GO on upper level winds

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Strongback cradle released.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #174 on: 05/01/2017 11:11 AM »
T-4 minutes. Weather is go.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #175 on: 05/01/2017 11:12 AM »


(New webcast link for today, in case anybody can't find it)

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Good TVC checks on Upper Stage.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #177 on: 05/01/2017 11:12 AM »
T-3 minutes. Stage 1 LOX load closeout.
« Last Edit: 05/01/2017 11:41 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #178 on: 05/01/2017 11:13 AM »
T-2 minutes.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - May 1, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #179 on: 05/01/2017 11:13 AM »
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Winds aloft are unusually high (still within structural safety bounds). Worrying, but not a showstopper.

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