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GPS navigation satellite queued up for launch Friday (5:03pm PDT/8:03pm EDT)
SpaceFlightNow.com ^ | 16MAY2014 | Staff writer

Posted on 05/16/2014 4:45:57 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine

Their services have permeated daily lives for countless millions of people, and now the latest Global Positioning System satellite is awaiting blastoff to bolster the navigation network. A second launch attempt for the United Launch Alliance Delta 4 rocket is set for 8:03 p.m. EDT Friday (0003 Saturday) after weather forced a scrub of Thursday evening's countdown.

Rocket: Delta 4

Variant: Medium+ 4,2

Payload: GPS 2F-6

Date: May 16, 2014

Window: 8:03-8:22 p.m. EDT

Site: SLC-37, Cape Canaveral, Florida


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: launch; rocket
Launch in less than 20 minutes!
1 posted on 05/16/2014 4:45:57 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Jack Hydrazine

cool


2 posted on 05/16/2014 4:49:15 PM PDT by samtheman
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Another launch!


3 posted on 05/16/2014 4:53:53 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: samtheman

FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ARE INTERESTED——THERE IS LIVE STREAMING OF THE LAUNCH AT THE LINKED SITE NOW (7:55PM)


4 posted on 05/16/2014 4:54:24 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: samtheman

Let us hope this works


5 posted on 05/16/2014 4:55:54 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: House Atreides

2,840 viewers


6 posted on 05/16/2014 4:57:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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7 posted on 05/16/2014 4:57:47 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (The Fed Gov is not one ring to rule them all)
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To: House Atreides

Beautiful pic of the orange yellow sky behind the rocket and launch facilities.


8 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: House Atreides

permission to launch granted at 7:57


9 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Nice. Here's a live feed:

http://www.ulalaunch.com/webcast.aspx

10 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:26 PM PDT by Textide
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To: GeronL

8:03 launch OK’d.


11 posted on 05/16/2014 4:58:50 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: House Atreides

nice camera angles


12 posted on 05/16/2014 5:01:21 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: House Atreides

30 seconds! GO DELTA and GPS!


13 posted on 05/16/2014 5:01:56 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Lifoff and has passed Mach 1 and max Q.


14 posted on 05/16/2014 5:03:53 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Haulin donkeys.


15 posted on 05/16/2014 5:04:19 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: cripplecreek

SRB sep.


16 posted on 05/16/2014 5:05:20 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Very cool!


17 posted on 05/16/2014 5:06:23 PM PDT by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

First stage MECO and sep.

2nd stage ignition and full thrust!


18 posted on 05/16/2014 5:07:01 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Payload fairing sep.


19 posted on 05/16/2014 5:07:23 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: cripplecreek

11,960 mph

donkeys are now paste


20 posted on 05/16/2014 5:08:00 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

an 11 minute burn is considerable. Gotta get to geosynchronous orbit.


21 posted on 05/16/2014 5:08:57 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

The wife and I were out for a walk (100 miles west of Cape)

On our walk back we were looking east. I said to here, we just missed a launch. That’s what its gotta be.

Great Scott Scotty. Beam us anywhere but here in the U.S.S.A.


22 posted on 05/16/2014 5:24:39 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: George from New England

The viz is pretty good if you can see it 100 miles away!


23 posted on 05/16/2014 5:28:11 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Zipcode 33523

We didn’t see the actual fireball, we saw the trail it left.

270 degrees true from one of their launch pads

Straight west to east across Disney’s Magic Kingdom.


24 posted on 05/16/2014 5:40:02 PM PDT by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Wonder if we could search around the junk yards and cobble up an old Apollo capsule to put on top of one of these and get a couple American astronauts up to the space station?

NASA could ask some Muslim’s to help us with it.


25 posted on 05/16/2014 6:05:18 PM PDT by Captain7seas
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Get lost.....


26 posted on 05/16/2014 7:28:24 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

???


27 posted on 05/16/2014 7:50:33 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Shoulduh put the “/s” up.

Play on words.

GPS/Get lost....


28 posted on 05/16/2014 8:13:59 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Vendome

Okay. Got it! LOL!


29 posted on 05/16/2014 9:07:15 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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