[amsat-bb] Re: Vega launch

Stefan Wagener wageners at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 02:19:09 PST 2012

Nice launch!

Let's see how satellite separation works. Great job by ESA.

Stefan, VE4NSA

On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Graham Shirville
<g.shirville at btinternet.com> wrote:
> Latest update from Kourou timed at  0724UTC
> “The chronology is on going smoothly for a launch today at 11:00 for a launch window that has been extended to 3 hours.
> The launcher is under control, flight software is up loaded in the on board computer, the inertial reference system is aligned.
> Mechanical teams are now removing the mobile gantry. Meteo is fine for the launch up to now.”
> (I believe the 11:00 time indicated is actually 11:00 CET therefore the start of the launch window remains at 10:00 UTC)
> 73
> Graham
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