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SpaceX Confirms Cargo Mission Launch From Cape
space coast daily ^ | 3-24-14 | unattributed

Posted on 03/24/2014 9:23:13 PM PDT by smokingfrog

Launch set for Sunday, March 30 at 10:50 p.m.

NASA.gov — SpaceX has confirmed it will target its next cargo mission launch to the International Space Station from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, for 10:50 p.m. EDT, Sunday, March 30.

Television launch coverage begins at 9:45 p.m. for the company’s third contracted resupply mission to the orbital laboratory. You can catch the Livestream here on SpaceCoast Daily.com

(Excerpt) Read more at spacecoastdaily.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: iss; spacex
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1 posted on 03/24/2014 9:23:13 PM PDT by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

Bookmark


2 posted on 03/24/2014 9:27:37 PM PDT by publius911 ( At least Nixon had the good g race to resign!)
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To: smokingfrog

This will be a “grasshopper” launch.


3 posted on 03/24/2014 9:29:38 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: Vince Ferrer
Yes, the first stage of this Falcon 9 has the landing legs installed, and they're going to try for a soft landing in the ocean.

Hope they get some good video of the attempt.

4 posted on 03/24/2014 9:39:52 PM PDT by Dagnabitt (Amnesty is Treason. Its agents are Traitors.)
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To: smokingfrog; SunkenCiv; KevinDavis; Phil V.; God bless America-5; Straight Vermonter; ...

US to Launch Secret Spy Satellite Tuesday
http://www.space.com/25197-spy-satellite-launch-preview-nrol67.html


5 posted on 03/24/2014 9:45:17 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Thanks for the headsup.


6 posted on 03/24/2014 9:47:43 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Doesn’t sound like a very well kept secret. ;d

It says there’s only a 40% chance the weather will be right.


7 posted on 03/24/2014 9:51:35 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: smokingfrog

It appears the next Soyuz launch will tilt the expedition crew members aboard the ISS (International Space Station) in favor of the Russians. In the event of hostilities, guess what happens to the Americans aboard the ISS.


8 posted on 03/24/2014 9:52:27 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: Lurkina.n.Learnin

And if anyone is in the Oregon area and is interested there is a rocket launch called NXRS - the National Xtreme Rocket Show.

More here.
http://www.oregonrocketry.com/?page_id=908


9 posted on 03/24/2014 10:01:29 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: WhiskeyX

Russian seg will have three Russian’s and the us seg will have two Americans and one Japanese and your point being, oh ya this is a normal rotation


10 posted on 03/24/2014 10:45:38 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Atlas launch delayed

A Range instrumentation problem has postponed Tuesday's launch of the Atlas 5 rocket carrying a national security satellite at least 24 hours.

Spaceflight Now

11 posted on 03/25/2014 12:13:14 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Screw the farmers. I can get everything I need at the grocery store.)
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To: markman46

“Russian seg will have three Russian’s and the us seg will have two Americans and one Japanese and your point being, oh ya this is a normal rotation”

No, not quite.

Soyuz TMA-10M Crew: Oleg Kotov, Sergey Ryazanskiy, and Michael Hopkins landed 10 March 2014 11:24 p.m. EDT.

Left aboard the ISS at present are only three crewmen: Soyuz TMA-11M Crew: Richard Mastracchio, Koichi Wakata, and Mikhail Tyurin.

Soyuz TMA-12M Crew: Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev, and Steve Swanson are now about to launch to the ISS and increase the number of crewmen to six.

It remains to be seen when in May 2014 Soyuz TMA-12M Crew: Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev, and Steve Swanson will land; before or after Soyuz 39 Crew: Reid Wiseman, Maxim Suraev, and Alexander Gerst launch on or about 26 May 2014.


12 posted on 03/25/2014 3:07:50 AM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Thanks Jack Hydrazine. Saw this somewhere earlier. 2250 hrs Sunday night. Night launches can be quite a sight.


13 posted on 03/25/2014 6:15:49 AM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: WhiskeyX

Putin’s going to do to the ISS exactly what he did to Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl ring.


14 posted on 03/25/2014 8:05:45 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

Kraft says Puten stole the Super Bowl ring, and Putins says he doesn’t remeber who kraft is or ever meeting Kraft. No doubt Putin will conveniently forget his agreements concerning the ISS.


15 posted on 03/25/2014 8:15:58 AM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: WhiskeyX

I wonder of Sarah Palin has ever seen the ISS from her back yard?


16 posted on 03/25/2014 9:00:32 AM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: Steely Tom

“I wonder of Sarah Palin has ever seen the ISS from her back yard?”

The answer is very likely to be yes. The ISS will next be visible in Wasilla, Alaska tomorrow morning, Wednesday, at 4:48AM for less than 1 minute and again at 6:21AM for about 3 minutes along the southwest to southeast horizon.

http://spotthestation.nasa.gov/sightings/index.cfm


17 posted on 03/25/2014 9:33:11 AM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Thanks! I believe the launch has been postponed 24 hours due to range problems. I’ll keep my eye on it.


18 posted on 03/25/2014 9:38:05 AM PDT by impactplayer
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To: Vince Ferrer

Say it right: grasshoppah


19 posted on 03/25/2014 10:30:55 AM PDT by wastedyears (I'm a pessimist, I say plenty of negative things. Consider it a warning of sorts.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

OK, I’ll revise my estimation. It was like watching grass grow, just not as exciting.


20 posted on 03/25/2014 11:46:01 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: WhiskeyX
that is what i said, there is always 3 Russian's and between two Americans and one JAXA,ESA, or Canadian partner. all doing research, and they all spend meals together in the Russian segment!, ISS has been this way sense they went to 6 crew members. next year will see 2 add'l crew for a long duration mission of 1 year, one american and one russan
21 posted on 03/25/2014 1:55:21 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: markman46

(1) My original comment was satire and therefore not serious.

(2) There are only 3 crewman aboard the ISS, Soyuz TMA-11M
Crew: Richard Mastracchio, Koichi Wakata, and Mikhail Tyurin, until the arrival of Soyuz TMA-12M Crew: Alexander Skvortsov, Oleg Artemyev, and Steve Swanson increases the number to six crewmen. If you were to treat the non-Russian and non-American crewmen as neutrals, the satirical balance of power shifts from 1 Russian, 1 neutral, and 1 American to 3 Russians, 1 neutral, and 1 American.

(3) Don’t be pedantic, it spoils the satire, or...

(4) Shall we illustrate the satire with images of the American Astronaut riding the wreckage of the ISS in a suicidal plunge from low Earth orbit onto a Russian ICBM complex whooping all the way down?

(5) Start a pool to see who gets the day closest to when Putin denies American astronauts access to the ISS.


22 posted on 03/25/2014 2:20:09 PM PDT by WhiskeyX ( provides a system for registering complaints about unfair broadcasters and the ability to request a)
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To: All

Range Realigns – SpaceX CRS-3 mission targets April 14
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/04/range-realigns-spacex-crs-3-april/


23 posted on 04/04/2014 3:08:34 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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