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ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 2 ч. назадThe Launch Readiness Review is complete and we are GO for tomorrow's #MakeItRain mission! The window opens 04:30 UTC, 27 June. Let's take Electron to orbit again.
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 9 мин. назадWelcome to launch day! We are currently targeting no earlier than 04:40 UTC for lift-off of the #MakeItRain mission for @SpaceflightInc. Launch teams were treated to spectacular views on the way to Launch Complex 1 this morning. Stay tuned for updates.8 мин. назадTimezone conversion:UTC: 04:40NZST: 16:40PDT: 21:40EDT: 00:40
Цитировать06/26/2019 22:01 Stephen ClarkFueling of the 55-foot-tall (17-meter) Electron rocket is due to begin at T-minus 4 hours, when RP-1 kerosene will begin flowing into the two-stage launch vehicle. Super-cold liquid oxygen will begin pumping into the rocket at T-minus 2 hours.Nine Rutherford engines power the Electron's first stage, delivering more than 40,000 pounds of thrust at full throttle. A single Rutherford engine is on the Electron's second stage, producing approximately 5,000 pounds of thrust.Safety teams will ensure the airspace around the launch site is clear at T-minus 30 minutes, and Rocket Lab's launch director will poll the Electron team at T-minus 18 minutes to confirm all stations are "go" for liftoff.An automated countdown sequencer will take control at T-minus 2 minutes to oversee the final pressurization of the rocket's propellant tanks, followed by ignition of the nine first stage engines at T-minus 2 seconds.
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 15 мин. назад The largest satellite on today's mission is the @BlackSky_Inc #Global3 Earth observation microsat, seen here during integration onto Electron's Kick Stage at LC-1. Thanks to the Kick Stage, we can place all satellites on today's mission into precise and individual orbits.
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 1 ч. назадStanding down for the day while the team conducts additional checks on ground equipment. Vehicle, payloads, and pad are healthy. Next available launch opportunity is tomorrow, 04:30 UTC (16:30 NZST), 28 June.
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 9 мин. назад The team is taking today to finalize ground system checkouts. The next available launch opportunity is no earlier than 04:30, 29 June UTC. As always, the priority is on mission success. #MakeItRain
ЦитироватьPeter Beck @Peter_J_Beck 24 мин. назадSome drives on the ageing ground tracking system failed and have been replaced. We need the day to run checks and verification. Only a few more flights to run before we have our new autonomous system that removes all this ground infrastructure!Цитироватьhttps://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/1144327947798454272
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 15 мин. назадBright blue skies today at Launch Complex 1 for the #MakeItRain mission for @SpaceflightInc. Lift-off is currently targeted for no earlier than 04:30 UTC (16:30 NZST). The webcast will be available approx. 20 mins prior to target lift-off at http://www.rocketlabusa.com/live-stream
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 1 ч. назадElectron is vertical on the pad at Launch Complex 1.#MakeItRain
ЦитироватьRocket LabПодлинная учетная запись @RocketLab 17 мин. назадLOx fill procedures are starting soon for today's #MakeItRain mission. Electron's black carbon composite structure will start icing over in sections where liquid oxygen fills the tanks in stage 1 and 2.
Цитировать06/29/2019 06:17 Stephen ClarkRocket Lab says the countdown in New Zealand is on track for liftoff at the opening of a two-hour window at 0430 GMT (12:30 a.m. EDT; 4:30 p.m. New Zealand time).Today's launch attempt comes after a two-day delay to replace faulty components on ground equipment at Launch Complex 1, located on Mahia Peninsula on the east coast of New Zealand's North Island.The ground equipment is used for range safety purposes, helping ground teams track the Electron rocket in case teams need to send a destruct command if it veers off course.RP-1 kerosene and liquid oxygen propellants are already being loaded into the two-stage Electron rocket as Rocket Lab counts down to the launch window.In an interview a short time ago, Rocket Lab chief executive Peter Beck said weather conditions at the launch site are favorable, with only a slight concern about high-altitude winds.
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