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« Reply #80 on: 06/04/2018 04:47 AM »
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #81 on: 06/04/2018 04:47 AM »
T+2 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #82 on: 06/04/2018 04:48 AM »
First stage separation.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #83 on: 06/04/2018 04:49 AM »
Staging 1-2. Second Stage Ignition - for the first burn.

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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #84 on: 06/04/2018 04:49 AM »
Fairing separation.

T+4 minutes. No IR filter!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #85 on: 06/04/2018 04:50 AM »
T+5 minutes. Stage insulation is flapping around.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #86 on: 06/04/2018 04:51 AM »
T+6 minutes. Insulation seems to have stopped flapping.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #87 on: 06/04/2018 04:52 AM »
T+7 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #88 on: 06/04/2018 04:53 AM »
T+8 minutes.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #89 on: 06/04/2018 04:54 AM »
Cutoff!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #90 on: 06/04/2018 04:55 AM »
T+10 minutes. Upcoming events.

00:26:06 2nd stage engine restarts
00:27:13 2nd stage engine cutoff (SECO-2)
00:32:14 SES-12 satellite deployment
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #91 on: 06/04/2018 04:56 AM »
Engine view.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #92 on: 06/04/2018 04:57 AM »
T+5 minutes. Stage insulation is flapping around.

There seemed to be a pulse through the engine cover every 2 seconds prior to the loose insulation piece.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #93 on: 06/04/2018 05:01 AM »
T+15 minutes. Enhanced image so we can see where we are.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #94 on: 06/04/2018 05:05 AM »
T+20 minutes. Heading towards Africa.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #95 on: 06/04/2018 05:10 AM »
T+25 minutes. One minute and six seconds to second ignition.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #96 on: 06/04/2018 05:11 AM »
Back live.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #97 on: 06/04/2018 05:11 AM »
Ignition!
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #98 on: 06/04/2018 05:12 AM »
Cutoff! Good burn.
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Re: SpaceX Falcon 9 : SES-12 : June 4, 2018 : Updates
« Reply #99 on: 06/04/2018 05:14 AM »
Camera views.
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