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Old March 2 2013, 10:37 AM   #260
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Re: SpaceX is a go for April 30th: 1st commercial launch to space stat

Then again, if you were trying to get there in hours the thrusters would attempt to go online even when the computer tells you not to, possibly by defaulting to cycling the oxidizer valves or something, because risking the cargo is less important than risking the station, and there would be a dumb emergency source of thrust to get you out of the orbit as quick as possible should the need arise.
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