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36. A pre-entry poll of Mission Control is underway.
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  -Mars Opportunity Live Thread (30 minutes to go) frogfromthenorth2  Jan-24-04 10:28 PM   #0 
  - Am I the only one watching this?!?  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:30 PM   #1 
  - Accckkk!!!!!  theHandpuppet   Jan-24-04 10:40 PM   #11 
     - Try:  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:42 PM   #13 
        - The BODY LANGUAGE Of Everyone In That Room  arwalden   Jan-24-04 11:00 PM   #47 
  - I have to download Real Player for Mac...  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:32 PM   #2 
  - Got it...  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:33 PM   #3 
  - I'm watching too  sonias   Jan-24-04 10:34 PM   #4 
  - Ahhh... Nice to see that I am not alone... Kind of quiet on GD tonight  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:35 PM   #5 
  - So...  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:36 PM   #7 
     - Technobable... The fun part is about to start...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:39 PM   #8 
  - 13 minutes from cruise stage jettison...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:36 PM   #6 
  - 3,334 miles from Mars, traveling at 8,817 miles per hour.  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:39 PM   #9 
  - 11:35 Update  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:39 PM   #10 
  - 0440 GMT (11:40 p.m. EST Sat.)  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:42 PM   #12 
  - 2 minutes to cruise stage jetison  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:43 PM   #15 
  - What did they just say they were eating? n/t  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:42 PM   #14 
  - good luck peanuts  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:43 PM   #16 
  - Welcome to DU Heyo!  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:44 PM   #18 
  - Yes welcome! n/t  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:45 PM   #22 
  - Good to know... n/t  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:44 PM   #19 
  - Good Luck Peanuts... lol... JPL tradition...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:43 PM   #17 
     - Interesting... you can see I'm new at this :) n/t  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:44 PM   #20 
  - CREW STAGE JETTISON! n/t  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:45 PM   #21 
  - Successfuly cruise stage separation.  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:45 PM   #23 
  - Applause!  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:46 PM   #25 
  - GOOD... it worked...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:45 PM   #24 
  - Opportunity is poised for entering the atmosphere in about 13 minutes.  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:46 PM   #26 
  - On the edge of my seat...  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:47 PM   #27 
  - 2100 miles from landing site..  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:47 PM   #28 
  - Hey, That guy is wearing the same shirt he did last time (with the flag)  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:48 PM   #29 
  - 0445 GMT (11:45 p.m. EST Sat.)  Sven77   Jan-24-04 10:48 PM   #30 
  - 11 minutes....  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:49 PM   #32 
  - Touchdown in ~ 16 min. 11 min. til entry! n/t  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 10:49 PM   #31 
  - system temperatures...  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:51 PM   #34 
  - 0449 GMT (11:49 p.m. EST Sat.)  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:50 PM   #33 
  - by this time..  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:52 PM   #35 
     - The delay is about 10 minutes no?  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:53 PM   #37 
        - about that yeah n/t  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:54 PM   #38 
           - Must be bouncing now...lol  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:56 PM   #40 
              - Damn CNN not covering this yet... dumbass...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:57 PM   #42 
  - A pre-entry poll of Mission Control is underway.  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:53 PM   #36 
  - Five minutes from entering the atmosphere.  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:55 PM   #39 
  - altitude 258 miles n/t  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:57 PM   #41 
     - 1 minute to atmosphereic entry  Heyo   Jan-24-04 10:59 PM   #43 
  - 1 minute to go; 12007 mph  Terwilliger   Jan-24-04 10:59 PM   #44 
  - no..20 seconds...lol  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:59 PM   #46 
     - CNN on it on...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:01 PM   #50 
        - LIVE on CNN  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:01 PM   #51 
  - 1 minute  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 10:59 PM   #45 
  - Mach 28.4  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:01 PM   #49 
  - vehicle slowing down  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:01 PM   #48 
  - maximum deceleration  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:02 PM   #52 
  - 16 miles altitude  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:02 PM   #54 
  - 6.4 g's slowing to 5 g's  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:02 PM   #53 
  - parachute deployment in 50 seconds  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:03 PM   #55 
     - parachute deployed.....  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:04 PM   # 
  - parachute deployed  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:04 PM   #56 
  - heat shield separated  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:04 PM   #58 
  - Chute OPEN !!!!  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:04 PM   #57 
  - WOO HOO!!  travisleit01   Jan-24-04 11:05 PM   #59 
  - air bags in 20 seconds  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:05 PM   #60 
  - retros fired  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:05 PM   #61 
  - bounce signal  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:06 PM   #62 
  - IT"S ALIVE!!!!!!!!  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:06 PM   #64 
  - successful landing  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:06 PM   # 
  - strong signal  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:07 PM   #65 
  - Now...the wait begins...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:06 PM   #63 
  - LANDED!  Terwilliger   Jan-24-04 11:07 PM   #66 
  - very strong signal!!!!  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:08 PM   #68 
  - WOW  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:08 PM   #67 
  - CNN showing bounce video  Terwilliger   Jan-24-04 11:10 PM   #69 
     - Was that Al Gore?  Terwilliger   Jan-24-04 11:11 PM   #70 
        - AHH-nold is there  Terwilliger   Jan-24-04 11:11 PM   #72 
  - rolling on the surface  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:11 PM   #71 
  - Heyo, Trogl  Ready4Change   Jan-24-04 11:12 PM   #73 
  - still rolling...  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:15 PM   #74 
  - Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'...  tridim   Jan-24-04 11:18 PM   #77 
  - youre welcome!  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:17 PM   #75 
     - I wish all my threads would be that popular....lol  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:18 PM   #76 
        - first tone  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:21 PM   #78 
           - vehicles landed with 2.3g velocity..  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:23 PM   #81 
  - Base pedal tones!  tridim   Jan-24-04 11:21 PM   #79 
  - The signal still says it's rolling?  tridim   Jan-24-04 11:25 PM   #85 
  - NO fault tone  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:23 PM   #80 
  - Means everything still together...lol  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:23 PM   #82 
  - landed plus Y petal down  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:24 PM   #83 
  - Not base petal down.... not sure if it's still rolling.... ?!?!  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:24 PM   #84 
  - It's martians rolling it into the vast underground caverns.  Ready4Change   Jan-24-04 11:26 PM   #86 
     - lol  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:26 PM   #87 
  - Damn.... just lost my connection to NASA TV....  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:27 PM   #88 
  - Same here........  ewagner   Jan-24-04 11:29 PM   #89 
     - Mr total recall..  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:30 PM   #90 
  - Al Gore Was Present.... YAY!  arwalden   Jan-24-04 11:31 PM   #91 
  - Yeah... he said he invented the Mars Rover.... ?!?!  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:32 PM   #92 
  - Does NASA Sterilize The Lander?  arwalden   Jan-24-04 11:35 PM   #93 
     - Actually: They did !!!  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:35 PM   #95 
  - Wasn't rolling for that long.... lol  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:35 PM   #94 
  - lander righting itself as we speak. n/t  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:36 PM   #96 
     - Missed that one.... Cool...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:37 PM   #97 
     - Funny.. the vehicle was rated to handle 40g impact  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:40 PM   #98 
        - I Heard That... The First Impact Must Have Been A "Glancing" Hit..  arwalden   Jan-24-04 11:43 PM   #100 
  - Good night everybody...that's it.... show is over...  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:42 PM   #99 
  - that kinda sucks  Heyo   Jan-24-04 11:44 PM   #101 
     - Cool thing is that we will have nice pics in the morning!  frogfromthenorth2   Jan-24-04 11:45 PM   #102 
  - NASA website says it's on its side  TrogL   Jan-24-04 11:49 PM   #103 
 

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