Falcon 9R: NROL-76 (US NRO spy satellite) mission thread


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Prop load started at 0605.

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SpaceX webcast should start at 0655 Eastern (10:55 UTC)

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Funky music

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+rdlenk

Made a lot of changes for the classified launch.

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DocM

S2 is different, several visible differences.

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Jim K

Booo.  Hold due to a sensor.  Retry tomorrow at same time.

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+rdlenk

darn :(

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DocM

Gol durn it! :angry:

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philcruicks

Thankfully its a bank holiday here in the UK tomorrow, so we'll all be off work to watch :)

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Unobscured Vision

Launch Webcast (New Link @ YouTube):

 

 

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Unobscured Vision

I'm liking SpaceX-FM more and more lately. They've put up some new music. :yes: 

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DocM

Funky music

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Unobscured Vision

Those clouds and mid-level winds are looking a bit threatening ...

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Jim K

Beautiful liftoff ... which I was there instead of getting ready for work. :) 

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Jim K

oooo...nice camera shot.

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+John.

Those were some sweet descent shots! 

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Unobscured Vision

Nicely done. A little crispy, but a good, solid launch. :yes: 

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Jim K

Sweet ... that was pretty awesome ... loved watching the first stage from launch to apogee to landing.

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SALSN

Best landing so far with regard to the video we got to see :-D

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DocM

ZOMG!!!!!!!!!

Tracked it ALL THE THE WAY DOWN!!!

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dfuk

Some impressive ground based cameras

 

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Beittil

O... M... G...

 

That must have been the coolest thing from a SpaceX broadcast I have seen to date, ever...

 

Un ffing believable

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