NASA Rocket Launch

NASA launch is soon, hope you can see it launch!

“Date: November 19, 2016 - 5:42 p.m. Eastern
Mission: GOES-R
Description: Launching aboard an Atlas V 541 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, GOES-R will be the first satellite in a series of next-generation NOAA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites (GOES), which will also include GOES-S, T, and U.”



Awesome , will definitely be watching !

4 minute hold. Can’t wait!

They don’t know when they’ll be able to launch due to a launch vehicle, but they said they have a window till 6:45 EST.

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T-3:20 until launch.

4mins to go !

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T-1:00 until launch

Happy Dockings!! is there an escort rn? in IF lol

Liftoff. Handover to Houston.


I didn’t know watching rocket launches was still a thing, I haven’t know anyone that’s has done that. Is it common in America and is there like come sort of programme with it on?

ULA getting the job done again! The launch looked good, now we’re just waiting for MES-3, MECO-3, and GOES-R separation to happen soonish.

Doesn’t JSC only control manned missions?

I watched the launch, it was cool! Why was it delayed an hour though?

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A rocket issue, then a range issue. Also, the launch was successful and GOES-R has been inserted into the correct orbit.


Great to hear! I was watching the launch then had to go.

Had to re route some planes I’d sopose.

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