[amsat-bb] Re: Falcon 30 minutes
va6bmj at gmail.com
Sat May 19 07:31:19 PDT 2012
One good thing about the shutdown this morning is that the safety
system worked like it was supposed to. It's better to have it happen
this way than for a failure to occur after launch.
It's not the first time this sort of thing happened. I remember
watching one attempt to launch STS-41D which ended seconds before
Earlier than that was Gemini 6:
Bernhard VA6BMJ @ DO33FL
On 5/19/12, Dave - K7DAA <dave at k7daa.com> wrote:
> I am! Was watching it live on the NASA channel. Engine start...then
> abort to shutdown. I heard someone say something about an overpressure
> condition causing it, but didn't catch what or where. I'll presume it's
> in the propulsion system. I also heard them say that they'll try again
> in about 72 hours (Tuesday) with a launch around 3:30 AM EDT, but didn't
> get the exact time.
> My wife was watching with me as I tried to explain. Her parting words
> were, "Sorry your rocket didn't work."
> Yeah. Sorry.
> Dave - K7DAA
> On 5/19/2012 1:24 AM, Kevin Deane wrote:
>> Anyone up???
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