Confab 13:24 27 Oct 2009

Anyone know what's happening with NASA's new launch?

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No sound on my office PC so not sure what's going on.

  Computerdope 14:13 27 Oct 2009

they appearto be holding countdown at T minus 4 mins.
seems like its due to weather.
think they are holding till 14:50 our time.


  Confab 16:14 27 Oct 2009

Thank you.

I'll be watching again tomorrow!

  bjh 16:45 27 Oct 2009

I was watching that in the background whilst pretending to work. It seems strange (but understandable ath the same time) that a project of that immensity complexity can be held up by a windspeed of 10mph being too high.

The flight controllers all sounded so , well, ... controlled ... for want of a better word, as they just wound down their day job with " back again to do it tomorrow, I guess, thank you all".

I wish I could remain as calm and placid when under pressure!

  ulrich 16:49 27 Oct 2009

There was a ship in the splash down area, which delayed it. As it is only a 2 minute flight they want it to be perfect.

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