PDA

View Full Version : New Horizons



Grand_Lunar
2006-Jan-17, 05:34 PM
I have on NASA TV now, watching the countdown for launch.
It's now at T-minus 40 minutes, cryogenic fueling is almost complete.
There's talk about the wind gusts. I hope they don't interfer with the launch.

Anyway, quite cool watching this historic mission about to get underway.

Anyone else following it live?

The_Radiation_Specialist
2006-Jan-17, 05:41 PM
I'm watching it right now too. I think almost every body here is watching it.

Grand_Lunar
2006-Jan-17, 05:50 PM
Now at T-minus 25 minutes (if I heard right).

Do you know if the entire rocket, aside from the boosters, are fueled by liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen? Or is it just the Centuar stage?

Grand_Lunar
2006-Jan-17, 06:09 PM
Four minutes to launch and holding for ten minutes.

The suspense is high!

Nicolas
2006-Jan-17, 06:14 PM
To avoid double threads, I refer to the New Horizons countdown thread in the spacce exploration forum, where exactly the same conversation is going on :).

Titana
2006-Jan-17, 06:21 PM
I am also watching it live!!!

Grand_Lunar
2006-Jan-17, 06:39 PM
Oops. Did I double post this topic then, Nicolas?

Winds are being assessed. New T-zero is at 2:10pm EST.

Grand_Lunar
2006-Jan-17, 07:01 PM
Is there a way for me to lock this thread, since there's an existing thread for this? The other one is better anyway.

Nicolas
2006-Jan-17, 07:18 PM
contact a mod who's online now via pm.

Grand_Lunar
2006-Jan-17, 08:42 PM
Thanks...

ToSeek
2006-Jan-17, 08:53 PM
Thread closed at OP's request.