Author Topic: SpaceX Falcon 9 / Dragon 2 : SpX-DM1 : NET March 2, 2019: UPDATES  (Read 43401 times)

Offline DaveMorgan

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GO Searcher waiting offshore, just in case.

https://twitter.com/SpaceXFleet/status/1088514626747285504

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On the side chat Florida Today is reporting the test is now planned for 4:00 pm local time
"The Falcon has landed"


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Emre Kelly with a good shot of the rocket on the pad:

https://twitter.com/EmreKelly/status/1088519715931283457
"The Falcon has landed"

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There goes the CAA!!
"The Falcon has landed"

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Per the FLA Today livestream, the arm has retracted at roughly 8:18 UTC.

Definitely not the full range of motion for the arm, but presumably far enough to be safe.

It did look pretty fast, to my eyes.  The movement didn't last for more than a few seconds.
« Last Edit: 01/24/2019 07:22 pm by Craftyatom »
All aboard the HSF hype train!  Choo Choo!

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LOX loading has started

Offline Chris Bergin

T-25 mins.

PS All screesnshotters please capture in JPG not PNG. Thanks!
« Last Edit: 01/24/2019 07:52 pm by Chris Bergin »

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« Last Edit: 01/24/2019 07:41 pm by Chris Bergin »
What kind of wastrels would dump a perfectly good booster in the ocean after just one use?

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LOX closeout

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solid 3 second burn


Offline Chris Bergin

Emre's photo:

https://twitter.com/EmreKelly/status/1088543018905407489

Sorry about the temp lock! I must have clicked that by mistake.  :-[
« Last Edit: 01/24/2019 08:10 pm by Chris Bergin »

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Static fire
« Last Edit: 01/24/2019 08:32 pm by centaurinasa »

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Offline Chris Bergin

We'll be checking. We've had no such word of an issue yet.

https://twitter.com/cbs_spacenews/status/1088575399376900096
« Last Edit: 01/24/2019 10:43 pm by Chris Bergin »


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Static fire test completeótargeting February launch from historic Launch Complex 39A for Crew Dragonís first demonstration flight!

https://twitter.com/SpaceX/status/1088633393149968384
« Last Edit: 01/25/2019 02:05 am by Michael Baylor »

Offline Chris Bergin

Will have been just additional reviews due to the vastly important nature of this mission. Certainly didn't hear of any serious issues so glad that was confirmed.

Ian's article updated:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2019/01/spacex-falcon-9-static-fire-crew-dragon-debut/
« Last Edit: 01/25/2019 02:17 am by Chris Bergin »

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