[amsat-bb] Rocket Lab Launch Analysis from Tuesday's attempt

Wendy and Terry Osborne wandtosborne at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 20:32:21 UTC 2017


Rocket have released their analysis from Tuesday.

“Analysis of yesterday's launch attempt is complete. Launch was aborted due to rising liquid oxygen temperatures - the result of a LOx chilldown bleed schedule not compatible with the warm conditions of the day. The fix is simple. Next attempt tomorrow! #StillTesting “.

Well it was about 30 degrees C (86 F) at the Launch site and the rocket is black.

The weather forecast for the launch site today is for showers this morning but clearing this afternoon.
First rain for about a month.
See: https://twitter.com/RocketLab for updates. 

73,
Terry  ZL2BAC


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