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Message 1266885 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 1:36:17 UTC

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Message 1266890 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 2:34:07 UTC

Just heard that the classified launch from Vandeburg will not go up tonight at 12:23.

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Message 1266892 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 2:38:53 UTC - in response to Message 1266890.

Just heard that the classified launch from Vandeburg will not go up tonight at 12:23.

Vandenberg Air Force Base is designated as a closed installation. Access to the base for launch viewing is limited to those with base access.
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Message 1266901 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 3:40:55 UTC - in response to Message 1266892.

Just heard that the classified launch from Vandeburg will not go up tonight at 12:23.

Vandenberg Air Force Base is designated as a closed installation. Access to the base for launch viewing is limited to those with base access.

Yes but you don't need to be on base to watch. In fact the best view is from about 30 miles south of the base. And have lived on a hill over looking the base for about 12 years you don't want to be any closer than about 3 miles from the launch.

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Message 1266910 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 4:00:37 UTC

Winning before work.

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Message 1266917 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 5:04:39 UTC - in response to Message 1266910.

Winning before work.

Well, go to work!
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Message 1266945 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 7:34:34 UTC - in response to Message 1266901.

Just heard that the classified launch from Vandeburg will not go up tonight at 12:23.

Vandenberg Air Force Base is designated as a closed installation. Access to the base for launch viewing is limited to those with base access.

Yes but you don't need to be on base to watch. In fact the best view is from about 30 miles south of the base. And have lived on a hill over looking the base for about 12 years you don't want to be any closer than about 3 miles from the launch.

Years ago I was in the press corps for the initial launch of what was then called the Lockheed Launch Vehicle (LLV-1) from the converted SLC-6. I believe they are now called Athena. Felt the engines start before we heard them. Design flaw in the hydraulics caused a destructive abort shortly after launch. Got pics someplace.

Most Vandenberg night launches are visible from my front yard in Visalia, Used to be able to view from the backyard, but the neighbors' trees are too tall now. Was out front from 00:30 to 01:00, no go. Try again Friday night/Saturday morning.
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Message 1266967 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 8:51:23 UTC

A sunny friday morning win.
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Message 1266994 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 10:56:02 UTC - in response to Message 1266967.

A sunny friday morning win.

No sun here, yet.
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Message 1267007 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 11:50:24 UTC - in response to Message 1266945.

Just heard that the classified launch from Vandeburg will not go up tonight at 12:23.

Vandenberg Air Force Base is designated as a closed installation. Access to the base for launch viewing is limited to those with base access.

Yes but you don't need to be on base to watch. In fact the best view is from about 30 miles south of the base. And have lived on a hill over looking the base for about 12 years you don't want to be any closer than about 3 miles from the launch.

Years ago I was in the press corps for the initial launch of what was then called the Lockheed Launch Vehicle (LLV-1) from the converted SLC-6. I believe they are now called Athena. Felt the engines start before we heard them. Design flaw in the hydraulics caused a destructive abort shortly after launch. Got pics someplace.

Most Vandenberg night launches are visible from my front yard in Visalia, Used to be able to view from the backyard, but the neighbors' trees are too tall now. Was out front from 00:30 to 01:00, no go. Try again Friday night/Saturday morning.


I said no launch this morning. Weather permitting it goes tonight.

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Message 1267010 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 12:06:55 UTC

Hello SETI!!!


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Message 1267016 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 12:22:32 UTC

Winning is futile.
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Message 1267021 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 12:59:47 UTC

Not when you are collecting gold medals and are 4th in the world !!!


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Message 1267039 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 13:45:20 UTC

Almost weekend win.
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Message 1267052 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 14:08:31 UTC

........ after work.


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Message 1267064 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 14:20:39 UTC - in response to Message 1267052.

........ after work.




Still have a half an hour to go...
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Message 1267071 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 14:41:05 UTC - in response to Message 1267021.

Not when you are collecting gold medals and are 4th in the world !!!


Or 2nd behind the Chinese juggernaut...
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Message 1267128 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 17:19:34 UTC - in response to Message 1267016.

Winning is futile.

Beg to differ, M'Lady.
Winning may be fleeting, but it is not futile.
It has its rewards.
Have a pleasant weekend.
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Message 1267132 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 17:24:17 UTC

TGIF win.
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Message 1267133 - Posted: 3 Aug 2012, 17:27:20 UTC

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