[amsat-bb] Re: Falcon 9 Successfully Launched

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at verizon.net
Sun Sep 29 10:42:53 PDT 2013

Naw, not really.

Kinda looked like somebody a few blocks away lit off a firework. If you 
didn't know what it was, you wouldn't have looked twice at it.

Now a NIGHT LAUNCH from VAFB is really something to see!


On 09/29/2013 05:37 PM, B J wrote:
> On 9/29/13, Jim Jerzycke <kq6ea at verizon.net> wrote:
>> I was able to see a bit of the contrail here in Long Beach.
> That must have been an impressive sight.
> Just after ignition, I thought the liftoff was rather slow but the
> rocket certainly sped up after it cleared the tower.  Until that
> happened, I thought that it wasn't going to fly at all or come
> crashing down onto the pad.
> All payloads have been successfully deployed:
> http://www.parabolicarc.com/2013/09/29/falcon-9-launch-payloads-orbit-vandenberg/
> http://www.americaspace.com/?p=43113
> 73s
> Bernhard VA6BMj @ DO33FL

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