2013 L8 Launch T minus 10

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A video of the Landsat 8 launch in 2013


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Length: 00:01:48

Location Taken: CA, US


- T minus 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1, zero, and ignition. And lift-off of the Atlas V rocket on the Landsat data continuity mission, continuing the 40-year legacy of observing Earth’s natural resources from space. - [inaudible] closed-loop control on Atlas [inaudible]. - And we’re in closed-loop control. Mixture ratio is being controlled as expected. Engine continues to operate normally, save minor changes in the change in mixture ratio, as expected. Vehicle rates look good. Engine is burning normally. And LDCM is now supersonic. Coming up on max Q. And we have now passed through the region of max dynamic pressure.