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GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« on: November 19, 2016, 05:17:06 PM »
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2016, 05:38:39 PM »
What's the four towers? Static arrestors?
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« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2016, 05:40:55 PM »
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #3 on: November 19, 2016, 05:43:14 PM »
Possibly, I should know my recently deceased father in-law was with NASA mission control for years.
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2016, 05:43:55 PM »
Getting dark. This should really be beautiful, IF they get her to fly...
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2016, 05:45:20 PM »
What's the four towers? Static arrestors?
Lightening (rod) towers.

Big static arrestors  ;)
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2016, 05:45:56 PM »
Possibly, I should know my recently deceased father in-law was with NASA mission control for years.
Sorry for that.
I ate, drank, breathed NASA when I was a kid. =D>
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2016, 05:52:34 PM »
Guys I am standing in an open field looking due east with clear skies!
5:57 is launch time.

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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2016, 05:52:51 PM »
Possibly, I should know my recently deceased father in-law was with NASA mission control for years.
Sorry for that.
I ate, drank, breathed NASA when I was a kid. =D>

Reason I was in Arizona 4 weeks in September getting my mom moved back to Houston. I've got a bunch of NASA memorabilia now which is really cool.
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2016, 05:57:16 PM »
Guys I am standing in an open field looking due east with clear skies!
5:57 is launch time.
Ohhhhhhhhhhhh 8-) 8-) 8-)
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2016, 05:59:02 PM »
Possibly, I should know my recently deceased father in-law was with NASA mission control for years.
Sorry for that.
I ate, drank, breathed NASA when I was a kid. =D>

Reason I was in Arizona 4 weeks in September getting my mom moved back to Houston. I've got a bunch of NASA memorabilia now which is really cool.
Oh.
If you get a chance to post some pics, I and probably a few others would love to see them!
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2016, 06:08:51 PM »
I am 55 miles from the coast. Need a major zoom to even make a picture look good.
Besides have a dry front moving in now with clouds. If it goes much further I wont see anything.

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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2016, 06:14:21 PM »
I am 55 miles from the coast. Need a major zoom to even make a picture look good.
You'll still get a look none of us will! =P~ Hopefully...
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2016, 06:27:07 PM »
One last chance at 6:42. Broken clouds now moving

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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2016, 06:36:16 PM »
Possibly, I should know my recently deceased father in-law was with NASA mission control for years.
Sorry for that.
I ate, drank, breathed NASA when I was a kid. =D>

Reason I was in Arizona 4 weeks in September getting my mom moved back to Houston. I've got a bunch of NASA memorabilia now which is really cool.
Oh.
If you get a chance to post some pics, I and probably a few others would love to see them!

Not sure I should put his name out. But here are a couple missions out of many.
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #15 on: November 19, 2016, 06:48:03 PM »
That was fun! Thank you Randy for the heads up on the launch and the pics too! =D>
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #16 on: November 19, 2016, 06:51:18 PM »
 =D> =D>
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #17 on: November 19, 2016, 06:53:42 PM »
That was fun! Thank you Randy for the heads up on the launch and the pics too! =D>
Yes Randy thanks for the heads up.
Night launches are always the best. The clouds moved in but they were broken enough that it was still a good show. :-)

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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #18 on: November 19, 2016, 06:55:03 PM »
That was fun! Thank you Randy for the heads up on the launch and the pics too! =D>
Yes Randy thanks for the heads up.
Night launches are always the best. The clouds moved in but they were broken enough that it was still a good show. :-)
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #19 on: November 23, 2016, 05:55:06 AM »
Did I hear this right it going to take a year to get GOESR calibrated.
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #20 on: November 23, 2016, 05:56:55 AM »
:D Year to calibrate, then year to upgrade software, then one-year regular clean-up after 2 yrs in operation and then time to calibrate again :D

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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #21 on: November 23, 2016, 07:03:26 AM »
Did I hear this right it going to take a year to get GOESR calibrated.

Wouldn't be surprised when Directv sends a bird up it takes about a year to light up. Everything is done in baby steps.
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
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Re: GOESR launch in 20 minutes
« Reply #24 on: January 23, 2017, 11:24:39 AM »
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