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Old April 19 2012, 09:17 AM   #16
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Re: SpaceX is a go for April 30th: 1st commercial launch to space stat

Well yes, we all agree on that much.
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Old April 23 2012, 11:45 PM   #17
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Launch delayed about a week.
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Old April 24 2012, 06:55 AM   #18
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Hopefully this will be the last one...
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Old April 24 2012, 07:47 AM   #19
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^By that I hope you mean last delay.
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Old April 24 2012, 06:06 PM   #20
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A week delay is nothing. Hell, two weeks delay is nothing, based on how long it's already been delayed. I would rather they make 100% sure that everything is good instead of 95% sure.
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Old April 25 2012, 06:30 AM   #21
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7 May is confirmed as the new launch date.
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Old April 26 2012, 07:39 AM   #22
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A week delay is nothing. Hell, two weeks delay is nothing, based on how long it's already been delayed. I would rather they make 100% sure that everything is good instead of 95% sure.
Wouldn't it be nice if we could ever be 100% sure about these things?
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Old April 27 2012, 07:19 AM   #23
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I sure hope it's managed better than Tesla was in it's first production run.
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Old April 30 2012, 04:31 PM   #24
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They are going to make a fire test in 3 hours and a half, a webcast will start in 3 hours. So we're going to get a piece of the action a week early.

A hell of a long webcast for a 2 seconds firing test, though.
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Old April 30 2012, 04:52 PM   #25
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No bucks, no Buck Rodgers....
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Old April 30 2012, 04:58 PM   #26
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Yeah, the deer ran away.
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Old May 1 2012, 02:35 PM   #27
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Very curious about this one. Hoping the delay just adds anticipation. I'm watching it on the web.

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Old May 2 2012, 06:50 AM   #28
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Delayed at least 3 days, though more than likely may 19th now.
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Old May 2 2012, 07:20 AM   #29
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First they delay it 7 days, then delay it 3.5 days, then they'll delay it with 1.75 days, then with 0.875 days... We all know that this is never going to end...

Does it have something to do with the initial failure that had to be fixed during the static firing test?
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Old May 2 2012, 07:49 AM   #30
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No, that was just an incorrect parameter on a warning indicator. It was set too conservatively.

This delay is most likely either due to something found in software needed later on in the mission, or a problem found during the physical inspection. Like I said, hope it is only a 3 day delay, but more likely closer to 10.
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