Re: STS114 launch time?

From: Robert Holdsworth (robbonz1@xtra.co.nz)
Date: Tue Jul 26 2005 - 15:47:52 EDT

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    The NC-1 burn  which just occurred was delayed by 90 seconds.
    
    Robert
    
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    Subject: Re: STS114 launch time?
    
    
    > In a message dated 7/26/05 2:37:54 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
    > astro@pgog.net
    > writes:
    >
    > << I think shuttle launched around 1439z, but I looked around
    > NASA site and could not find that info.
    > anyone know the official time.
    >  >>
    >
    > I heard a commentator on MSNBC, just as they were getting ready to come 
    > out
    > of the nine-minute hold, that NASA made a slight adjustment to the liftoff 
    > time
    > of six seconds and that they were now aiming for a launch "straight-up at
    > 10:39 a.m. EDT"  I assume that "straight up" meant 10:39:00, as opposed to
    > 10:39:06.
    >
    > It seems that MSNBC adjusted their on-screen clock for this, because there
    > indeed was about a six-second difference between their clock and those of 
    > CNN
    > and FOX.
    >
    > Once they got below 9 minutes, all three networks trained their cameras on
    > the big countdown clock at KSC as the "official" time.
    >
    > -- joe rao
    >
    >
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