Skip to comments.Atlas 5 Launch at 2:38-4:38pm (EDT); Live Thread
Posted on 05/03/2012 11:32:43 AM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
If on the west coast, launch time scheduled for 11:38am-1:38pm
Launch Site: SLC-41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida The United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket will launch the second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite built by Lockheed Martin. This U.S. military spacecraft will provide highly secure communications.
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What does this have to do with SpaceX?
I screwed up.. Strike ‘SpaceX’ from the title. Thanks for the correction. Looks like there’s a problem with a valve at the moment. The SpaceX launch is on Monday, May 7.
Moderator, can you please strike ‘SpaceX’ from the title? Their launch is May 7 not May 3.
” The SpaceX launch is on Monday, May 7. “
From yesterday afternoon —
” SpaceX: Private launch to space station now delayed indefinitely ^”
Which is correct??
Last I heard, the SpaceX launch scheduled for Monday was on indefinite hold.
The Atlas V is the latest incarnation of the magnificent Atlas family, and while it’s completely redesigned, what you’re looking at still came from the same era when American cars sprouted tailfins...American exceptionalism at work.
I’m getting no audio; is this a see it but not hear it deal?
There is live commentary with large spans of no commentary. It might not go up today as they’re considering breaching the rocket to inspect a valve problem.
I’m getting audio OK , they tend to have a lot of dead air, not like the NASA cats that want to hear their own voice...
Yeah, that was it.
Sounds like they’re about to scrub the launch due to an unfavorable valve overtemp condition.
Except for the main engines, which we buy from Russia and can't yet replicate, although Rocketdyne is working on it. Don't get me wrong, I love the big bird anyway, but some trends are worrisome.
Yup, scrubbed today
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