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Phoenix: Launch minus 12 minutes and weather is "go"

Posted by Emily Lakdawalla

04-08-2007 4:14 CDT

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I'm up now, I'm plugged in to all my various media, and it looks like I didn't get up for nothing; Phoenix is ready to go, and the biggest potential problem for launch -- weather -- appears to be clear. It sure looks like Phoenix will go off today!

We're in the middle of a 10-minute planned launch hold; the countdown stands at T-4 minutes.

Woo hoo!

At launch minus 6, final poll, and all teams are reporting "Ready!

 
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