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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #320 on: 12/15/2017 02:56 PM »
Congratulations to SpaceX and NASA, and CCAFS for the return to work of SLC-40 after more than 15 months of absence!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #321 on: 12/15/2017 02:56 PM »
Huge congratulations to SpaceX!  ;D

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #322 on: 12/15/2017 02:56 PM »
Well done SpaceX! and thanks for the coverage everyone!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #323 on: 12/15/2017 02:57 PM »
Excellent launch and landing!

Anyone else think for a few seconds that the Falcon 9 was WAY off from the landing pad on final approach--  :-\

--until you realized that the second landing pad was now complete?

Congratulations to SpaceX, CCAFS and NASA. Onward with the mission.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #324 on: 12/15/2017 02:57 PM »

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #325 on: 12/15/2017 02:57 PM »
Congratulations to SpaceX and Nasa on a historic launch!

Many thanks to the Nasaspaceflight.com team for the unexcelled coverage!

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #326 on: 12/15/2017 02:57 PM »
Excellent coverage everyone! Very much appreciated.

William's article updated:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2017/12/flight-proven-falcon-9-launch-flown-dragon-iss/

New thread for ISS arrival of course.

One post of congrats each, per tradition. All responses, questions and such on to the other threads. CRS missions mean this thread will still be active for immediately on orbit coverage.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #327 on: 12/15/2017 02:58 PM »
As is traditional, one post of congrats each.... all discussion here: http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=42775

So, congrats to SpaceX, everything was smooth as buttah. You had some of us wondering a bit there fo a while... (oh ye of little faith :) ) Maybe 2018 is the year to break the November jinx?
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #328 on: 12/15/2017 03:00 PM »
Excellent launch and landing!

Anyone else think for a few seconds that the Falcon 9 was WAY off from the landing pad on final approach--  :-\

--until you realized that the second landing pad was now complete?

Congratulations to SpaceX, CCAFS and NASA. Onward with the mission.

For those that missed shot of second pad

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #329 on: 12/15/2017 03:00 PM »
- Aaron

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #330 on: 12/15/2017 03:00 PM »
Congratulations to SpaceX, NASA, SLC-40, B1035, and C108! Beautiful day for a beautiful launch. Also thanks to Chris G for the live launch loop relay, much appreciated.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #331 on: 12/15/2017 03:04 PM »
Watched this one with my wee boy who was almost as excited as me :) New word for today "rafrah" which I guess means rocket :D

Glad the rookie second stage did its job, never doubted sooty or Dragon of course as they already knew where they were going.

More seriously, great to see a flawless count and launch from SLC40, and here's to an eccelrated cadence in 2018!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #332 on: 12/15/2017 03:05 PM »
Launch replays.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #333 on: 12/15/2017 03:05 PM »
Congrats SpaceX! Awesome smooth mission, with great views. And thanks to NSF for the coverage!

Also, welcome back pad 40!

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #334 on: 12/15/2017 03:06 PM »
Well done SpaceX, NASA, and USAF!

Very exciting to see the first reused booster + reused spacecraft launch since the retirement of the Space Shuttle.

Now it's up to Iridium-4 to finish off the year strong.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #335 on: 12/15/2017 03:06 PM »
Landing replays.

Congratulations to SpaceX and NASA for the successful launch!
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #336 on: 12/15/2017 03:07 PM »
That's the way it's done folks... ;) Congrats to all the teams at SpaceX, NASA and here at NSF! :)
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #337 on: 12/15/2017 03:08 PM »
Congrats to NASA for a first launch on a reused booster. Congrats to SpaceX for pulling it off flawlessly.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #338 on: 12/15/2017 03:08 PM »
Congratulations, SpaceX! Had to drop my wee lad off at daycare before launch, but he's eager to watch the rest when he gets home.  Somehow I'm going to have to dual-screen the NASA and SpaceX feeds, lots of great shots unique to each.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : CRS-13 : Dec 15, 2017 : UPDATES
« Reply #339 on: 12/15/2017 03:09 PM »
Great launch, even though I wasn’t home to watch it live

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