SpaceShipOne Scheduled for Second Flight 10/4/2004

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meteo

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I think CNN is going to be going back and forth between SSO and other news as they have done the last 2 launches.
 
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dreada5

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This XPrize/Space.com videostream is really choppy... you know what this means? It means just as SS1 ignites its engine we'll loose the connection and we'll only get it back as SS1 makes final approach at the airport!! <br /><br />LOL!! Sorry I shouldn't tempt fate... <img src="/images/icons/laugh.gif" />
 
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kmarinas86

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WHY IS THE PICTURE GREEN AND UPSIDE DOWN??????????????!?!?!?!??!?!?!<br /><br /><img src="/images/icons/tongue.gif" />
 
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dreada5

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LOL, thanks Arobie... I missed it! <img src="/images/icons/wink.gif" />
 
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scottcarlin

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takeoff was abot 15 minutes early, i wonder if that means ignition will be early too.
 
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dreada5

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natrium, ya da man!!!<br /><br />It wasn't on NASA TV's special programming schedule when I checked. <br /><br />Think I'm gonna stay with NASA now! Thanks <img src="/images/icons/smile.gif" /> <br /><br />Its a 291K stream rather than X-Prize's 90K stream. <br /><br />Course everyone's gonna switch to it now!! <img src="/images/icons/smile.gif" />
 
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arobie

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Oh Lol, when I post on these live commentary threads, I just click on the last post on the thread to reply. I don't reply to anyone in particular.
 
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dreada5

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Yeah I know, I was just making a point that I missed it with that poor X-Prize videostream.<br /><br />The commentator's a Brit, but she should have read up on the area before taking the job. LOL, but its the same with all the commentators! <img src="/images/icons/smile.gif" />
 
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dreada5

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As exciting as this is, I wonder what the $50 million Orbital race will be like?
 
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arobie

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Oops one of the commentators said ten minutes. They were mistaken. Searation will be shortly though.
 
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starfhury

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YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS! They did it! Those guys ROCK! <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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dreada5

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ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!!! <img src="/images/icons/laugh.gif" /><br /><br />368,000FT on the HUD!!!<br /><br />Has it exceeded the X-15 record?
 
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arobie

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Friggin AWESOME!!! Unofficial Apogee at 368,000 feet!! Picture perfect flight. Straight up. No Rolling! Just absolutely perfect!!!
 
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lunatic133

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So did it work? I can't get the SDC main site to load. I was so nervous! On Wednesday i ditched math to watch the launch but I felt I really couldn't afford to do it again so I spent the entire hour in a state of panic. But since nobody seems to be in a state of mourning right now I'm guessing nothing bad happened! What a relief!
 
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drwayne

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I got to watch it on Fox down in the break room. There were a couple of times when the wings did some rocking during the firing, made me a little nervous, but I am somewhat of a nervous nelly at times like this.<br /><br />Wayne <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <p>"1) Give no quarter; 2) Take no prisoners; 3) Sink everything."  Admiral Jackie Fisher</p> </div>
 
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arobie

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And touch down. Landed successfully. I love it!! <img src="/images/icons/laugh.gif" />
 
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robotical

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Touch down! They've done it! <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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dreada5

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Great stuff!!<br /><br />Question now is, is there really any aerodynamic issue with SpaceShipOne or was it just wind shear or was it just something that Melvill accidently did during the previous flights. Melvill is still a super pilot!!!
 
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starfhury

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Anyone has 200k for me to pay Virgin Galactic for my Flight? <img src="/images/icons/wink.gif" /><br /><br />Awesome day! Perfect Landing! <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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kmarinas86

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I missed it!<br /><br />Unoffical Apogee at 69.6969696969696969696969696969... miles <img src="/images/icons/laugh.gif" />
 
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