michlis
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Space X Falcon One Launch

Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:26 am

Scheduled for today with a Malaysian satellite. Keeping my fingers crossed that all goes well.

http://www.spaceflightnow.com/falcon/005/status.html
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RE: Space X Falcon One Launch

Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:24 pm

Sounds good and I'm hoping for thier success as well.
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RE: Space X Falcon One Launch

Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:31 pm

Delayed until 0230 GMT (2230 EDT / 1930 PDT) ... damn.
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RE: Space X Falcon One Launch

Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:07 am

Success!
http://www.spaceflightnow.com/falcon/005/
Liftoff at 8:36pm PDT July 13, 2009 - payload insertion at 10:20pm PDT

Congratulations SpaceX!

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RE: Space X Falcon One Launch

Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:12 am

Successful launch! Fantastic ... now, to see if the Falcon 9 can get off as planned sometime this year.
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RE: Space X Falcon One Launch

Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:21 am

Excellent! Congrats to SpaceX! Next up is the Falcon 9 followed by Dragon!
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RE: Space X Falcon One Launch

Wed Jul 15, 2009 5:33 am

They seem to be executing well. The next launch should be far more important for them, although this one was a necessary step.

It was kind of symbolic that NASA had to scrub on the same day.

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