[amsat-bb] Re: My Mistake Folks!!
kq6ea at pacbell.net
Sat Aug 2 22:35:26 PDT 2008
That was the flight where the first stage didn't
separate cleanly, and bumped the 2nd stage nozzle.
They also suffered from some propellant slosh in the
second stage, resulting in the 2nd stage "losing it",
and tumbling. They cut the web video off just as it
was apparent they had a major problem, but the
complete video leaked out, and it's pretty interesting
--- Bill Ress <bill at hsmicrowave.com> wrote:
> Looks like this is video from the 2nd SpaceX launch
> which ended in a
> premature second stage shut down.
> I guess I was hoping too hard for a success!!
> Regards...Bill - N6GHz
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