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Re: Watch Space ATV Take Off



Yep, we just watched it live out here on the Sea
Launch Commander, on our way to loft DirecTV-11 on
March 17th.
Congrats to our friends at Arianespace!
BIG honkin' payload!
73 Jim  KQ6EA

--- Clint Bradford <clintbrad4d@earthlink.net> wrote:

> In les than an hour...Watch the ATV launch - LIVE
> 
> Jules Verne, ESA's first Automated Transfer Vehicle
> is set for lift- 
> off from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French
> Guiana, at 05:03 CET  
> (04:03 UT), on Sunday 9 March. A test signal will
> start one hour  
> before liftoff. The launch transmission starts at
> 04:43 CET (03:43  
> UT) on 9 March, and will continue for 86 mins after
> the launch.
> 
> http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/ATV/SEM35OK26DF_0.html
> 
> Clint Bradford, K6LCS / KAF3359
> 909-241-7666
> 
> 
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