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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #40 on: 07/02/2017 10:07 PM »
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Launch weather outlook improving: forecast now 60% "go," up from 40%. #intelsat35e
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #41 on: 07/02/2017 10:28 PM »
Coming up on poll to begin fueling.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #42 on: 07/02/2017 10:32 PM »
One minute to the readiness poll.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #43 on: 07/02/2017 10:33 PM »
Launch readiness poll should be occurring now.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #44 on: 07/02/2017 10:35 PM »
SpaceflightNow reporting that a go has been given for fuel loading.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #45 on: 07/02/2017 10:36 PM »
T-60 minutes. Fuel loading should be starting now.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #46 on: 07/02/2017 10:38 PM »
Seeing small amount of venting, confirming that fuel loading has begun.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #47 on: 07/02/2017 10:46 PM »
T-50 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #48 on: 07/02/2017 10:49 PM »
Helicopter flying past.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #49 on: 07/02/2017 10:57 PM »
T-40 minutes. LOX loading should be starting in five minutes. Thanks to SFN for the countdown clock!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #50 on: 07/02/2017 11:01 PM »
T-35 minutes. LOX loading should be starting now.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #51 on: 07/02/2017 11:06 PM »
T-30 minutes. Haven't seen any venting in the last few minutes.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #52 on: 07/02/2017 11:12 PM »
T-25 minutes. I'm seeing venting from the top of the second stage. Seems like SpaceX is using a new procedure, perhaps piping the larger vents elsewhere.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #53 on: 07/02/2017 11:15 PM »
Now seeing a large vent!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #54 on: 07/02/2017 11:16 PM »
T-20 minutes. Large vent still going.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #56 on: 07/02/2017 11:21 PM »
T-15 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #57 on: 07/02/2017 11:22 PM »
Funky music time!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : Intelsat 35e : July 2, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #59 on: 07/02/2017 11:27 PM »
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