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X-37B Launch (Live Thread)
Patrick Air Force Base ^ | April 22, 2010

Posted on 04/22/2010 4:29:20 PM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus

Atlas V X-37B OTV Cape launch set for April 22

Release Number: 040410

4/21/2010 - CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla -- The 45th Space Wing is set to launch an Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle from Space Launch Complex 41 on April 22, 2010. The rocket will carry the Air Force's first X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle (OTV). The launch window for this mission is 7:51-8:02 p.m.

The X-37B will provide a flexible space test platform to conduct various experiments and allow satellite sensors, subsystems, components and associated technology to be efficiently transported to and from the space environment where it will need to function.

Accredited media representatives interested in covering the launch from the Kennedy Space Center News Center must report by April 22, at 6 p.m. to the parking lot at the KSC Media Services Press Accreditation Building on State Road 3, for badging and escort. Media representatives must provide proper credentials and two forms of identification, at least one with a photograph. Drivers must also ensure they have a current valid driver's license, motor vehicle registration and proof of insurance.

Notes:

1. Remote camera set-up: Media representatives interested in setting up remote cameras must report to the parking lot of Space Florida/SpaceX, near the CCAFS front gate, on April 22, at 11:30 a.m. for badging and escort to the SLC-41 area. Mike Rein and Mike Woolley of ULA Communications plan to meet and escort media. For further information, contact Mr. Rein at (321) 693-6250.

2. Live satellite feed information for broadcast:

Atlas AV-012 OTV-1: Satellite Coordinates: April 22

(ALL TIMES ARE EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME)

TEST SIGNALS BEGIN - 7:15 P.M.

BROADCAST OPEN - 7:32 P.M.

SATELLITE - Galaxy 19

TRANSPONDER - G19C-20

BAND - C-band Analog

ORBITAL POSITION - 97 degrees

CARRIER - INTELSAT

BANDWIDTH - 36 MHz

DOWNLINK FREQ - 4100 MHz (Horizontal)

5. Webcast: The launch can be viewed via Webcast at: http://www.ulalaunch.com

Note: Dates and times of all launches are subject to change.

Contact: 45th Space Wing Public Affairs, (321) 494-5933 or 45swpa@patrick.af.mil


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: boeing; launch; nasa; space; spaceexploration; x37; x37b
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Webcast here: http://www.ulalaunch.com/site/pages/Webcast.shtml
1 posted on 04/22/2010 4:29:20 PM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus
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To: KevinDavis

Ping


2 posted on 04/22/2010 4:31:00 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Ronaldus Magnus

THREAD BUMP.


3 posted on 04/22/2010 4:31:21 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Ronaldus Magnus

Bump for America.


4 posted on 04/22/2010 4:32:57 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Article IV - Section 4 - The United States … shall protect each of them against Invasion)
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To: Ronaldus Magnus

Link timing out.


5 posted on 04/22/2010 4:35:55 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (ECOMCON)
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To: buccaneer81

If you’ve got a HAM radio, it’s on 440 and 2M.


6 posted on 04/22/2010 4:37:03 PM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: Ronaldus Magnus

What? No Pics?

/s

bump


7 posted on 04/22/2010 4:44:00 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: Ronaldus Magnus; All

Picture holds up fairly well at full screen resolution...


8 posted on 04/22/2010 4:49:55 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Be still & kneel before the know-nothing Omnipotent One, Il Douche' Jr., may fleas be upon him.)
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To: GeronL

http://www.spaceflightnow.com/atlas/av012/status.html


9 posted on 04/22/2010 4:50:38 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Free Men will always be armed with the Truth.)
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To: Ronaldus Magnus
T-30

http://www.ulalaunch.com/site/pages/Webcast.shtml

10 posted on 04/22/2010 4:52:17 PM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus
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To: smokingfrog

Launch!


11 posted on 04/22/2010 4:52:42 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Free Men will always be armed with the Truth.)
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To: Ronaldus Magnus

Live on Fox


12 posted on 04/22/2010 4:53:34 PM PDT by Ronaldus Magnus
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To: Ronaldus Magnus

Dyna-Soar lives!!! Finally!!!!


13 posted on 04/22/2010 4:57:29 PM PDT by robertwalker62
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To: Ronaldus Magnus
Cool! I just sat down and followed the link in time to see the lift off.

Thanks for posting this.

14 posted on 04/22/2010 4:58:33 PM PDT by csvset
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To: smokingfrog

thanks


15 posted on 04/22/2010 5:01:53 PM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com << Get your science fiction and fiction test marketed)
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To: robertwalker62

Basically. All we need is a man-rated version (if we don’t already).


16 posted on 04/22/2010 5:01:58 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: mrreaganaut; Las Vegas Dave; Hell to pay; kosciusko51; stainlessbanner; uscbud; blogOps; Mr Fuji; ..


For other space news go to: http://www.spacetoday.net
For a list of Private Space Companies: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_private_spaceflight_companies


17 posted on 04/22/2010 5:05:28 PM PDT by KevinDavis (Jesus Saves... Allah Kills...)
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To: Army Air Corps
Just wait. The Chinese or N. Koreans will build the kamikaze version.
18 posted on 04/22/2010 5:08:04 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Free Men will always be armed with the Truth.)
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0008 GMT (8:08 p.m. EDT Thurs.)
T+plus 16 minutes, 25 seconds. Everything looking normal with one minute to go in this burn.


19 posted on 04/22/2010 5:09:49 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Free Men will always be armed with the Truth.)
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0011 GMT (8:11 p.m. EDT Thurs.)
T+plus 19 minutes, 58 seconds. SPACECRAFT SEPARATION! The Centaur upper stage has deployed the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle following today’s launch from Cape Canaveral.


20 posted on 04/22/2010 5:13:58 PM PDT by smokingfrog (Free Men will always be armed with the Truth.)
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