Episode 13: DOWNLINK--Steve Pestana

  • Spaceflight news
    • MexSat crashes (NSF)
      • Pre-launch processing of vehicle was cut short (RussianSpaceWeb)
      • Will raise price of ILS costs (TASS)
    • Progress M-26M fails to boost ISS due to software issue (SF101)
      • Tried again with 4 instead of 8 engines, success (TASS)
  • Questions, comments, corrections
    • /u/dragonhunter21 and @nerobro: Redstone before Atlas
    • /u/zay_k: Launch failures by percentage
    • /u/porterhorse: 8 second underburn on a 5 second mission doesn’t make much sense
    • /u/Zay_K: why is ISS so low?
    • Ben Honey, Attitude Determination and Control Officer (responsible for Motion Control Systems)
      • twitter.com/spaceguy87
      • rocketsfromcassiopeia.com
  • DOWNLINK--Steve Pestana