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Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll

Posted by: Lourens - Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:38 pm
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Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll 

What will be the result of the coming Falcon 9 launch on September 29/30th?
Pad problem, launch postponed. 14%  14%  [ 1 ]
Merlin 1D turns out to be a bit too powerful. Spectacular engine failure. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Stage separation failure between the main stages. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Fairing won't open. Canadians claim holding satellite prisoner violates Geneva convention. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Navigation error, satellite successfully sent on its way to the ISS. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Satellite orbited successfully, but first stage burns up on re-entry. Reusability foiled again. 29%  29%  [ 2 ]
All successful. First stage lands in SpaceX parking lot in California. 57%  57%  [ 4 ]
Total votes : 7

Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll 
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Post Re: Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll   Posted on: Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:29 pm
Well, I didn't dream up the venting theory myself, I got it from an actual rocket scientist.

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Post Re: Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll   Posted on: Sun Oct 13, 2013 12:23 pm
Any video of the attempted 1st stage soft landing yet?


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Post Re: Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll   Posted on: Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:26 pm
Doesn't look like it. I'm getting very impatient too. I want to see a rocket fall out of the sky!

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Post Re: Falcon 9 v1.1 / Cassiope launch poll   Posted on: Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:38 pm
Not quite a rocket falling out of the sky, but it's something anyway.

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