All set here for Launch

With only 35 minutes to go, we’re all set in the mission conference room at the launch site. Communication has been checked, most teams have already checked in through the various communication channels. Not much more we can do now but wait for the activities to really start about 10 …

Getting ready …

We had a launch readiness briefing, where it was once more formally confirmed that the State Launch Authorities have assessed the readiness of the Launch Vehicle, the Launch Facilities and all involved stakeholders, and have approved the launch for the time as specified before: 13:10:11 local time or 07:10:11 UTC. …

L – 4 hours

Good morning from Yasny. To start with this morning’s weather report; all seems clear and fine, it’s quite cold, and the sunrise was a nice view just now: So with just under 4 hours to go, we are getting prepared for the launch event here.

All ‘go’ confirmed

During a talk with the launch provider’s management tonight here in Yasny, it was confirmed that all necessary clearances for tomorrow’s launch have been given and signed. And with quite cool and stable weather forecasted for tomorrow, all is now ‘go’ for launch. We checked our communication lines with Delft …