Author Topic: Electron "IT'S BUSINESS TIME" - Lemur sats et al. - November 11, 2018  (Read 53196 times)

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TYVAK permit application 0880-EX-CN-2018 filed Nov. 8
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Just to be absolutely sure with the international date line and all, are the added dates correct for the first day of the launch window?
It seems obvious now that it’s written down but I wasn’t confident until it was.
For us “stateside” it’s actually Nov 10.

twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1057362252834033664

Launch window
Sunday 11 November – Monday 19 November 2018, NZDT
 
Daily launch opportunities
NZDT:    16:00 – 20:00   11/11
UTC:      03:00 – 07:00   11/11
PST:      19:00 – 23:00    11/10
EST:      22:00 – 02:00    11/10
« Last Edit: 11/09/2018 04:07 PM by Comga »
What kind of wastrels would dump a perfectly good booster in the ocean after just one use?

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This case its my local time so easy for me. Would be nice if all launch times on these titles stayed with just UTC , every member should know their local time relative to UTC

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Online Chris Bergin

Rocket Lab:

Hello from Rocket Lab Mission Control.

We are currently tracking well for today's Electron launch, 'It's Business Time'.

We are targeting lift-off no earlier than 4:50 pm NZDT. (3:50 UTC/ 19:50 PST/ 22:50 EST)

Weather is currently green.

A live webcast of the launch will be available approximately 20 minutes prior to target T-0 at www.rocketlabusa.com/live-stream.

You can find more information about this mission in the press kit, available at the link below:
http://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/launch-press-kits/

In the hours following a successful flight, photos and footage from launch will be uploaded to the following link:
https://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/updates/link-to-rocket-lab-imagery-and-video/
« Last Edit: 11/10/2018 07:41 PM by Chris Bergin »


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Rocket Lab
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T-3 hours. #ItsBusinessTime

twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1061420815751643136
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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It's Business Time Launch Attempt - 11/11/2018


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"The Falcon has landed"

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« Last Edit: 11/11/2018 02:04 AM by RocketLover0119 »
"The Falcon has landed"

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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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Weather is go. Looking at ground winds.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.

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Windsock at far right indicates strong ground winds.
Akin's Laws of Spacecraft Design #1:  Engineering is done with numbers.  Analysis without numbers is only an opinion.