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Thread: Endeavour lift-off in twenty minutes, NASA TV

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    Default Endeavour lift-off in twenty minutes, NASA TV

    http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/nasatv/index.html

    20 minutes to lift-off.

    If you like that sort of thing.

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    T = -10 minutes.....

    they've held the timer at 9 minutes....

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    Yes, I think they said (a couple of minutes ago) it would be held for approximately 43 minutes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fruit'n'nut View Post
    Yes, I think they said (a couple of minutes ago) it would be held for approximately 43 minutes.
    Probably getting burgers takeout for the crew

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    Launch is 13.56. We are one hour ahead of GMT.

    Can't have been much fun inside the shuttle as they repaired the tile an hour or so ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stevel View Post
    Can't have been much fun inside the shuttle as they repaired the tile an hour or so ago.
    I missed that bit... Scary stuff. Has it passed its MOT now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by spoons View Post
    I missed that bit... Scary stuff. Has it passed its MOT now?
    Yup. They used a, 'special slurry' although it looked more like a man with a glue gun.
    Last edited by Stevel; 16th May 2011 at 13:49.

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    Squeeky bum time for those on board. Got to be the best ride on the planet and off it.

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    T = -9 Minutes and counting.... 3.2.1...

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    Missed seeing one of the launches when I went to Florida a few years ago - it was delayed a week or so due to the weather

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