Second stage burn complete
Posted by Emily Lakdawalla
04-08-2007 5:41 CDT
Nearly one Earth orbit after launch, over the Pacific Ocean, Phoenix' second stage should have restarted. Two minutes for that burn...there's no realtime data yet though. Signal hasn't yet been acquired in Hawaii.
Now they have the signal! Few more seconds of the burn...
NASA TV is showing some lovely video of sunrise at pad 17-A, now empty.
Everything is nominal...
Past Second Stage Cutoff, or SECO, and hydraulic pump shutdown...
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