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Recap of satellite launch preps



Running Time: 5 min 38 sec
File Size: 206 MB

This narrated movie compiles the highlights of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite O undergoing its pre-launch preparation campaign at Cape Canaveral.

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Recap of rocket launch preps



Running Time: 5 min 57 sec
File Size: 218 MB

This narrated movie compiles the highlights from the Delta 4 rocket's pre-flight campaign at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's pad 37B in preparation to launch the GOES O spacecraft.

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Launch replays: Pad 39B camera



Date: June 27, 2009
Running Time: 34 sec
File Size: 20 MB

A camera positioned at Kennedy Space Center's pad 39B is pointed south to watch the Delta 4 rocket launch with GOES O and features space shuttle Endeavour in the foreground. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: Pad 39A camera



Date: June 27, 2009
Running Time: 48 sec
File Size: 29 MB

A camera positioned at the space shuttle Endeavour's launch pad 39A offers this view of the Delta 4 rocket blasting off with the GOES O satellite. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: Zoomed view from the NASA Causeway



Date: June 27, 2009
Running Time: 1 min 12 sec
File Size: 44 MB

This zoomed-in view of the Delta 4 rocket launch of GOES O was captured from the NASA Causeway viewing site southwest of Complex 37. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Launch replays: Wide view from the NASA Causeway



Date: June 27, 2009
Running Time: 50 sec
File Size: 30 MB

This wide-angle view of the Delta 4 rocket launch of GOES O was captured from the NASA Causeway viewing site southwest of Complex 37. (Replay includes live launch audio!)

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Tower rolled back for launch



Date: June 26, 2009
Running Time: 3 min 27 sec
File Size: 126 MB

In preparation for the June 26 launch attempt, the mobile service gantry at Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 is retracted to revealed the Delta 4 rocket for its mission to deploy GOES O.

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Payload aboard the rocket



Date: June 9, 2009
Running Time: 2 min 28 sec
File Size: 91 MB

The GOES O weather spacecraft, tucked inside the nose cone shroud, sits atop the Delta 4 rocket to await its launch into orbit from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Going out to the pad



Date: June 8, 2009
Running Time: 6 min 52 sec
File Size: 251 MB

Follow along as the GOES O satellite leaves the Astrotech processing facility in Titusville and travels to the Complex 37B launch pad for attachment to the Delta 4 rocket.

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Encapsulating the satellite



Date: April 7, 2009
Running Time: 6 min 42 sec
File Size: 245 MB

The two-halves of the Delta 4 rocket's composite four-meter-diameter nose cone are placed around the GOES O spacecraft inside the cleanroom facilities at Astrotech.

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Check out the GOES O



Date: March 19, 2009
Running Time: 7 min 57 sec
File Size: 292 MB

Get up close and personal with the GOES O weather observatory as ground crews rotate and turn the satellite during pre-flight activities at the Astrotech processing facility.

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Stickers on the nose cone



Date: March 18, 2009
Running Time: 2 min 27 sec
File Size: 90 MB

Mission decals respresenting NASA and NOAA are placed onto the payload shroud of the Delta 4 rocket that will launch the GOES O weather spacecraft.

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Unpacking GOES O



Date: March 3, 2009
Running Time: 6 min 22 sec
File Size: 233 MB

Inside the Astrotech processing site at Titusville, Florida, the shipping container is opened to remove the GOES O satellite and begin preparations for launch.

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GOES O arrives in Florida



Date: March 3, 2009
Running Time: 4 min 24 sec
File Size: 161 MB

The military transport aircraft lands at the Kennedy Space Center to deliver the GOES O weather satellite to the Florida spaceport from its Boeing manufacturing plant in California.

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Second SRB attached



Date: February 28, 2009
Running Time: 3 min 51 sec
File Size: 141 MB

The second solid rocket motor is mounted to the lower stage of the Delta 4 rocket. The twin SRBs will provide added thrust during the initial ascent away from Earth.

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First SRB added



Date: February 27, 2009
Running Time: 6 min 41 sec
File Size: 244.7 MB

The first of two solid-fuel motors is hoisted into the pad 37B tower and attached to the Delta 4 rocket.

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Erector platform retracts



Date: February 25, 2009
Running Time: 3 min 48 sec
File Size: 138.6 MB

Workers disconnect the pallets that cradled the Delta 4 vehicle during its move to the launch pad and then lower the erector platform away from the now-vertical rocket.

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Delta goes vertical



Date: February 25, 2009
Running Time: 4 min 53 sec
File Size: 178.5 MB

The erector system and its hydraulic pistons at Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 lift the Delta 4 rocket upright, putting the vehicle on the pad's launch table February 25.

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Rocket rollout to pad



Date: February 24, 2009
Running Time: 4 min 52 sec
File Size: 178.1 MB

The Delta 4 rocket to launch the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite O, or GOES O, was rolled from its processing hangar to Cape Canaveral's Complex 37 pad on February 24.

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First and second stages connected



Date: December 16, 2008
Running Time: 3 min 30 sec
File Size: 128 MB

The upper stage of the Delta 4 rocket is connected to the Common Booster Core first stage inside the Horizontal Integration Facility at Cape Canaveral's Complex 37. The rocket will launch GOES O.

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Shuttle mission STS-124
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