Re: Satellite launch from New Zealand

From: Robert Holdsworth via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 15:21:31 +1300
Scrubbed for today owing to upper level winds. Next attempt tomorrow
weather permitting.
Robert


On 14 December 2017 at 06:30, Robert Holdsworth <robbonz_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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