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

B J va6bmj at gmail.com
Thu Dec 14 02:31:34 UTC 2017

On 12/13/17, Wendy and Terry Osborne <wandtosborne at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.


Launch scrubbed due to high upper level winds.  Next attempt possibly tomorrow.


Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL

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