Re: Satellite launch from New Zealand

From: Robert Holdsworth via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:30:16 +1300
Further attempt coming up soon between 0130 and 0530 UTC following an
abort on ignition on Tuesday. Problem was traced to an issue with LOX
temperatures which they believe they have resolved.
Intended orbit is  500 x 300 km with an inclination of 83 degrees.
Robert

On 12 December 2017 at 08:00, Robert Holdsworth <robbonz_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Launch was scrubbed, now scheduled for same time Tuesday.
>
> On 8 December 2017 at 15:33, Robert Holdsworth <robbonz_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Correction, date is NET December 9th.
>>
>> On 8 December 2017 at 15:29, Robert Holdsworth <robbonz_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> RocketLab is targeting launch of its Electron rocket "Still Testing"
>>> from Mahia, New Zealand NET 0130 on December 8th UTC with a four hour
>>> launch window.  Payload is 3 cubesats.
>>>
>>> However RocketLab has expressed doubts about weather for that and the
>>> following day so launch could be put forward to Monday.
>>>
>>> Launch will be livestreamed commencing at T-12.
>>>
>>> Follow _at_RocketLab on Twitter for updates and when available link to
>>> the livestream.
>>>
>>> Robert
>>> Wainuiomata
>>> New Zealand.
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