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Still good to go:

Weather forecast for Titusville, Florida on January 10, 2015 (5 a.m.)

A few clouds. Low 7C. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 km/h.

Time|Temps|Dew Point|Relative Humidity|Precip|Snow|Cloud cover|Pressure|Wind|Weather
5 AM|8°C|3°C|72%|1%|0%|63%|1026 hPa|16 km/h NNW|
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Mostly Cloudy

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There are 50 minutes left until the launch. The SpaceX launch coverage will start in a half hour here. The weather looks good.
 

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Ugh. SpaceX feed is going to be blocked at work. NASA feed is A-OK though.
 

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Hoping for a great launch. Anybody know if there is live feed from the barge?

---------- Post added at 04:37 AM ---------- Previous post was at 04:26 AM ----------

T minus ten minutes. Flight readiness poll all Go.
 

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Liftoff!

---------- Post added at 04:50 AM ---------- Previous post was at 04:47 AM ----------

MECO-1 and stage separation.

Stage-2 ignition! Looking good.
 

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MECO, first stage separation, second stage ignition

Now will it land?
 

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They lost signal with the first stage, how long would you guys reckon it would take for the first stage land
 
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The live feed has ended. When will there be updates on the first stage?
 

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They lost signal with the first stage, how long would you guys reckon it would take for the first stage on this to splashdown?

What splashdown ?
 

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"Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, but landed hard. Close, but no cigar this time. Bodes well for the future tho." - Elon Musk

---------- Post added at 03:12 AM ---------- Previous post was at 03:09 AM ----------

"Ship itself is fine. Some of the support equipment on the deck will need to be replaced..."

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"Didn't get good landing/impact video. Pitch dark and foggy. Will piece it together from telemetry and ... actual pieces."
 

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"Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, but landed hard. Close, but no cigar this time. Bodes well for the future tho." - Elon Musk

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"Ship itself is fine. Some of the support equipment on the deck will need to be replaced..."

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"Didn't get good landing/impact video. Pitch dark and foggy. Will piece it together from telemetry and ... actual pieces."

That is excellent! I do hope they captured video of that!

Ah, saw your edit. A pity but oh well, it is promising and exciting.
 

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Hope they release some video. Just think that this thing went from 130 miles up and screaming fast to hover (sort of) above something smaller than a football field (or pitch if you want to go with a different term).

They still gathered a ton of data in the attempt. So, good going SpaceX!

Now, Go Dragon! On to ISS.

Ah dang, maybe not much video to speak of. Maybe some from the stage 1? Whatever we can get we should be happy with.
 

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We should see the aftermath of the crash landing at least. Ultimately, this was better than I expected from SpaceX.
 

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They are doing undeniable progress in barge-sinking missles. Next time maybe ? :hmm:
 
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