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May 15, 2017, 11:55 PM
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Inmarsat 5 F4 notes


Insprucker dropped a few knowledge nuggets during today's launch. They pushed the oxygen loading back to 35 minutes before launch & fuel loading to 60 minutes before launch. When he said that, the race was on to see if it would explode again, but there were notes on the internet about them putting in an extra helium tank & lowering the pressure from the rocket which exploded.


After stage separation, the audience was cheering about something followed by "1st stage lost at sea". It might have been an attempt to soft land the 1st stage in the ocean.
Now that Musk released a video of the fairing steering itself, we know not all the recovery hardware was omitted. Based on the cheering, it must have landed right before the 1st stage crashed. They're not showing complete fairing videos because of BEZOS.
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