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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #81 on: 04/30/2017 11:08 AM »
Webcast host just said the Falcon 9 was "12 meters in diameter, about 36 feet"...

As someone in pretty much the same timezone (since the webcasts are hosted from Hawthorne), let me remind you that it's 4 in the morning here.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #82 on: 04/30/2017 11:08 AM »
Engine bleed started.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #83 on: 04/30/2017 11:08 AM »
T-7 minutes. Engine bleed started.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #85 on: 04/30/2017 11:09 AM »
Stage 1 fuel "closed out."

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #86 on: 04/30/2017 11:09 AM »
T-6 minutes. All systems are go.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #87 on: 04/30/2017 11:09 AM »
Vehicle in "Self-alignment"

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #88 on: 04/30/2017 11:10 AM »
Weather is green

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #89 on: 04/30/2017 11:10 AM »
T-5 minutes. Weather is go.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #90 on: 04/30/2017 11:10 AM »
Vehicle "pressing for strongback" retract sequence.

Strongback retract has started.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #92 on: 04/30/2017 11:11 AM »
T-4 minutes. Pressing for strongback retract.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #93 on: 04/30/2017 11:12 AM »
T-3 minutes. TVC checks.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #94 on: 04/30/2017 11:13 AM »
T-2 minutes. Strongback at 88.5 degrees.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #96 on: 04/30/2017 11:14 AM »
Hold hold hold

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #97 on: 04/30/2017 11:14 AM »
Issue with toto? sensor on first stage!
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HOLD


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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 - NROL-76 - April 30, 2017 - UPDATES
« Reply #99 on: 04/30/2017 11:15 AM »
Hold called at T-52 seconds.
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