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(FAILURE) SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 launch - CRS-7

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  1. Grendal

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    #1 Grendal, Apr 28, 2015
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    (mod note: changed this thread's title and merged another thread in after the launch failure)

    Launch Date: June 19th
    Launch time: 1751 GMT (1:51 p.m. EDT)
    Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida

    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket will launch the ninth Dragon spacecraft on the seventh operational cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station. The flight is being conducted under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Delayed from June 13. Moved forward from June 22. [April 10]

    Note that this would be the 8th resupply mission to the ISS. COTS demo 2 also docked with the station as part of the testing program.
     
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    And another landing attempt!!!
     
  3. Grendal

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    Static fire has been completed and successful in preparation for Sunday's launch.
     
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    Reiterating launch time as 10:21 am EDT on Sunday, June 28th.
     
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    Has anyone access to weather probabilities both for Cape Canaveral and OCISLY location?
     
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    Successful liftoff!

    NO!
     
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    Failed in flight :(
     
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    Uh-oh...
     
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    Well, that did not look good :-(
     
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    Weather is a go, everything looks good for launch in 13 minutes.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Not good, looks like it blew up!
     
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    SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 launch - CRS-7 - Mission Failure

    Unfortunately, it looks like the Falcon 9 CRS-7 launch failed several minutes into flight, on video it looked like complete disintegration. SpaceX announcer sounded shaken when he announced a first stage anomaly.
     
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    It looked like something went wrong with the second stage warm up.

    That was a very weird explosion.
     
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    hmm... well it happens.
     
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    Very sad. First failure in so many missions.

    With the Russian launch failure a month ago, the ISS is really short on supplies, isn't it?!
     
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    They just announced it was during first stage operations, didn't mention second stage.
     
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    Did anyone else see the Draco's fire for a second?
     
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    It didn't look good. Dam!
     

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