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Old 11-14-2007, 03:45 PM   #1
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Default November 14 Launch Ariane 5 Skynet 5B & STAR ONE C1

Arianespace Flight 179 will use an Ariane 5 rocket with an ECA cryogenic upper stage to launch the British Skynet 5B military communications satellite and the Brazilian STAR ONE C1 telecommunications spacecraft. Scrubbed on Nov. 9 and Nov. 12.

Liftoff of the Ariane 5 launcher is now set for the night of Wednesday, November 14 at the opening of the following launch window:

From 7:06 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., local time in Kourou, French Guiana
From 5:06 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Washington, D.C.
From 8:06 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Rio de Janeiro
From 10:06 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. GMT
From 11:06 p.m. to 00:00 a.m. in Paris.
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Old 11-14-2007, 04:44 PM   #2
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Default Launch Webcast

This starts 20 minutes BEFORE launch

http://www.videocorner.tv/index.php?langue=en
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Old 11-14-2007, 09:59 PM   #3
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WEBCAST has started 8 min and counting pre flight configuration checks cryo venting taking place
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:03 PM   #4
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L-4 minutes and counting Going over abort procedures right now as well as checking tracking stations across the orbit
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:05 PM   #5
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ONE MINUTE AND COUNTING !!!!!
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:06 PM   #6
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Go for liftoff....liftoff looks good clear tower
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:07 PM   #7
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go for roll maneuver.
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:10 PM   #8
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go for booster separation and fairing separation
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:17 PM   #9
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ignition of second stage sections
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Old 11-14-2007, 10:30 PM   #10
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ariane tracking stations aquired signals now ending thread update
Thanks for all that watched and read!
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Old 11-15-2007, 11:09 AM   #11
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woo! Thanks a lot for the updates
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