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MeteorWayne

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Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>Antigua back up, waiting for new launch time. <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</DIV><br /><br />About 15 minutes good weather left, so new time 12:05 PM <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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<p><BR/>Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>About 15 minutes good weather left, so new time 12:05 PM <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</DIV><br /><br />About to come out of hold.</p><p>Internal power, go for launch</p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>About to come out of hold.Internal power, go for launch <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</DIV><br /><br />T-4:00 and counting.... <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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<p><BR/>Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'><font color="#ff0000">T-4:00 and counting.... <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</font></DIV></p><p><strong><font size="2">Cheers Wayne for your updates.</font></strong></p><p><strong><font size="2">I will catch up at home.</font></strong></p><p><strong><font size="2">Andrew Brown.</font></strong></p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080">"I suddenly noticed an anomaly to the left of Io, just off the rim of that world. It was extremely large with respect to the overall size of Io and crescent shaped. It seemed unbelievable that something that big had not been visible before".</font> <em><strong><font color="#000000">Linda Morabito </font></strong><font color="#800000">on discovering that the Jupiter moon Io was volcanically active. Friday 9th March 1979.</font></em></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://www.launchphotography.com/</font><br /><br /><font size="1" color="#000080">http://anthmartian.googlepages.com/thisislandearth</font></p><p><font size="1" color="#000080">http://web.me.com/meridianijournal</font></p> </div>
 
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<p><BR/>Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>Cheers Wayne for your updates.I will catch up at home.Andrew Brown. <br />Posted by 3488</DIV><br /><br />Enjoy...</p><p>Thar she goes!!!!</p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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<p><BR/>Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>Enjoy...Thar she goes!!!! <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</DIV><br /><br />Second stage running, just over 6 min, 89 miles altitide, 677 miles downrange, velocity 14,272 mph</p><p>Fairing unlatched</p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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MeteorWayne

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<p><BR/>Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>Second stage running, just over 6 min, 89 miles altitide, 677 miles downrange, velocity 14,272 mphFairing unlatched <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</DIV><br /><br />GLAST has separated from the Delta, and both solar arrays are deployed.</p><p>This will be a great mission to add to our understanding of high energy physics in the Universe.</p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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CalliArcale

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<p>I'm so glad to hear it was a successful launch.&nbsp; Although I had nothing whatsoever to do with GLAST, the company I work for did, and so it's nice to hear of the success.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Besides, it'll be an awesome instrument.&nbsp;</p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p> </p><p><font color="#666699"><em>"People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly . . . timey wimey . . . stuff."</em>  -- The Tenth Doctor, "Blink"</font></p> </div>
 
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MeteorWayne

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<p>GLAST has now been comissioned and calibarted, and has taken it's first all sky look at the Universe at high energy.<br /><br />It has been renamed Fermi, in honor of Enrico Fermi.<br /><br />"Enrico Fermi was the first person to suggest how cosmic particles could be accelerated to high speeds," said Paul Hertz, chief scientist for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. "His theory provides the foundation for understanding the new phenomena his namesake telescope will discover."<br /><br />First All Sky image. <br /><br /><img src="http://sitelife.space.com/ver1.0/Content/images/store/10/13/2a38ecb0-6714-4ce2-bd61-b40ad10ec978.Medium.jpg" alt="" /></p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p><font color="#000080"><em><font color="#000000">But the Krell forgot one thing John. Monsters. Monsters from the Id.</font></em> </font></p><p><font color="#000080">I really, really, really, really miss the "first unread post" function</font><font color="#000080"> </font></p> </div>
 
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Philotas

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Replying to:<BR/><DIV CLASS='Discussion_PostQuote'>GLAST has now been comissioned and calibarted, and has taken it's first all sky look at the Universe at high energy.It has been renamed Fermi, in honor of Enrico Fermi."Enrico Fermi was the first person to suggest how cosmic particles could be accelerated to high speeds," said Paul Hertz, chief scientist for NASA's Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington. "His theory provides the foundation for understanding the new phenomena his namesake telescope will discover."First All Sky image. <br />Posted by MeteorWayne</DIV><br /><br />Beautiful image. Funny how those particular neutron stars stick out like lighthouses. <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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Carrickagh

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<p>Rats! I had submitted the name "Asimov" to the GLAST-naming competition. Fermi is more appropriate, though.</p><p>Still, glad to hear first light went well.<br /></p> <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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