[ExI] Missing or not?
danust2012 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 11 22:20:57 UTC 2018
On Jan 11, 2018, at 10:09 AM, Forrest Bennett <fhb3.evolute at gmail.com> wrote:
> From TFA regarding the Zuma launch:
> In a statement issued Tuesday morning, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell said: "For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night. If we or others find otherwise based on further review, we will report it immediately."
> “Since the data reviewed so far indicates that no design, operational or other changes are needed, we do not anticipate any impact on the upcoming launch schedule," Shotwell said. "Falcon Heavy has been rolled out to launchpad LC-39A for a static fire later this week, to be followed shortly thereafter by its maiden flight. We are also preparing for an F9 launch for SES and the Luxembourg Government from SLC-40 in three weeks.”
> There is a lot of speculation about what is really going on here regarding this super secret satellite.
> If there had really been a problem with the launch on the SpaceX side, you can be 100% certain that the existing launch schedule would be pushed back for 3-6 months. Since the existing launch schedule is unchanged, we can be sure that the SpaceX Falcon 9 performed nominally.
> If there was a failure, it had to be on the side of the satellite builder (Northrop Grumman).
I agree with your evaluation, especially regarding the launch sched.
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