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STS-FA9 Launch Abort

Posted 03-08-2009 at 12:16 AM by zerofay32
Updated 04-28-2009 at 04:18 PM by zerofay32

June 01 2010

Todays launch of the latest mission to the SSF, STS-FA9 has been forced into a TAL abort after a glitch in the GPC caused the shuttle to not have enough delta V to reach orbit. The shuttle will make its TAL landing at Banjul. Abort in progress.


Landing at Banjul confirmed and succesful. Orbiter safeing now in progress. (Picture Caption: After an abort during launch Space Shuttle Atlantis made a successful landing at...
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File Type: jpg Liftoff of STS-FA9.jpg (100.6 KB, 96 views)
File Type: jpg STS-FA9 TAL.jpg (66.3 KB, 105 views)
File Type: jpg STS-FA9 SCA RTN1.jpg (90.6 KB, 92 views)
File Type: jpg STS-FA9 SCA RTN2.jpg (177.7 KB, 102 views)
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SSF Picts

Posted 03-07-2009 at 08:22 PM by zerofay32
Updated 03-18-2009 at 01:46 AM by zerofay32

Some of these are old and the cofig of the station during these missions has changed as well. I have gone through a couple revisions of the launch manifest that changed how the station config is. But some of the pictures are too cool to delete just yet.


UPDATE: SSF Manifest as of June 20 2010.

Titan IV-FA1…..Solar Service Module (SSM)………………June 20 2008
STS-FA1…...…..Node 1, PMA 1……………….....................June 23
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File Type: jpg Liftoff of STS-FA2.jpg (94.9 KB, 95 views)
File Type: jpg Roger Roll on STS-FE3.jpg (220.7 KB, 104 views)
File Type: jpg Start of STS-FA2.jpg (152.2 KB, 96 views)
File Type: jpg STS-FE3 docked at the SSF.jpg (153.6 KB, 97 views)
File Type: jpg SSF from the Docking camera from STS-FA6-A.jpg (268.7 KB, 124 views)
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Start of a blog: SSF Update

Posted 03-07-2009 at 05:43 PM by zerofay32
Updated 03-07-2009 at 08:26 PM by zerofay32

Normally, I wouldn't bother with a blog and nobody will read it anyways, but I have some time to kill and access to the internet with my new laptop so...

I guess I will talk about my current happenings in orbiter.
  • Buy spending most of my time in LEO, flying mainly the Shuttle, I have started a new space station based on an early consept for Space Station Freedom (SSF or Freedom). This has turned into an alternate post ISS shuttle program. Based on the question 'What if shuttle
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