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Delta-IV Vandenberg launch

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posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 08:35 AM
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a reply to: Soylent Green Is People

And all three morning launches are scrubbed, with tonight's launch not looking good either.
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posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 03:02 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Blue Shift

My brother in law was there years ago launching mostly one off classified payloads. Every single one he was involved with blew up.

We were lofting Minuteman IIIs down to Kwajalein Atoll. I think we even hit it.



posted on Dec, 18 2018 @ 03:39 PM
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And flight number four is scrubbed. New launch time is Wednesday at 5:44 PST.



posted on Dec, 19 2018 @ 07:25 PM
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Launch time tonight has been pushed back a few minutes to 5:49. They're attempting to resolve a hydrogen gas buildup around the base of the rocket.

They have determined that the port engine area has an actual hydrogen leak and the rocket is currently in a No Flight Condition.

Launch is scrubbed. Next attempt is 5:31 tomorrow.


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posted on Dec, 20 2018 @ 07:24 PM
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ULA is still trying to determine the cause of the elevate hydrogen levels around the #3 booster. The new launch window is no earlier than December 30th.



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 01:49 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
ULA is still trying to determine the cause of the elevate hydrogen levels around the #3 booster. The new launch window is no earlier than December 30th.

Nice warm night to be out in the yard last night.



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 02:24 PM
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a reply to: Blue Shift

I'm starting to think they're never going to get this thing into orbit.



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 03:01 PM
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what is it moving up there? satellites? very heavy ones?



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 03:23 PM
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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Blue Shift

I'm starting to think they're never going to get this thing into orbit.

Gremlins.



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 09:35 PM
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a reply to: Blue Shift

I think it's me. Most of the nights they've tried to launch, I've been close enough to see it in Arizona.



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 09:37 PM
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a reply to: Zaphod58

So, go to Texas or something.



posted on Dec, 21 2018 @ 09:41 PM
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a reply to: Phage

I've tried to. Our normal run is Texas back to California, but every time they schedule the launch, they manage to hit when we're on the west end of the run.



posted on Dec, 29 2018 @ 12:56 AM
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The next launch attempt will now be no sooner than January 6th.



posted on Jan, 15 2019 @ 10:41 PM
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The next attempt will be Saturday, Jan 19th at 1105.




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