RazakSAT Launched and deployed into orbit : Falcon 1 Flight 5

Announced… the date & time for launch..


then.. it got into the launch tracking…

(somehow ..skipped the “Launch Manifest” at the SpaceX.. or i just missed it.. hehehe)

got live webcast..starting at T-20:00 (20 minute prior launch)

.. However due..to my unawareness..
only can catch ..starting.. (luckily someone buzz me.. thanks.)

T-15:00 (minute before launch)


then.. 8 minute before..


7 minute…

and ..then puff..

at space already.. (magic..)..

maybe i am the only one missed the time. when it suppose to be slowly lift-off..

but from other friend at kelantan, the friend at other room.. all same.. missed that part..
seeing at the pad.. then ..suddenly up there..
anyway wait.. for the videos tonite..

here is the log from the the updates.. its however reach orbit after two-hours..
Hmm.. now wondering.. which part of the planet it have reach?

as for falcon-1.. is supposed to be something like this..



From SpaceX http://www.spacex.com/webcast-updates.htm

Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:30 PDT -Webcast commentary to start at approximately T-20 minutes.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:40 PDT -Countdown clock going into hold for weather. Estimated T-zero at 20:35 PDT.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:40 PDT -Webcast pending, please stand by.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:49 PDT -Audio commentary to begin at approximately 19:55 PDT -
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:52 PDT -Audio commentary to begin at approximately 19:55 PDT -
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:55 PDT -Launch delayed to later half of launch window due to issue loading Helium. 
Ground system has been repaired. Range is green except for weather which is reason for hold
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:55 PDT -Welcome the live RazakSAT Mission webcast.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 19:58 PDT -Tzero expected at approximately 20:35 PDT. Taking a closer look at RazakSAT satellite.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:00 PDT -RazakSAT is headed for nearly same orbit as previous Falcon 1. Check orbit at Heavens-above.com.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:02 PDT -Overview of the Falcon1.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:06 PDT -Quick break from audio broadcast. Back to live visual of Falcon 1 on the pad at Omelek.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:12 PDT -Returning to audio broadcast of live broadcast of Falcon 1 RazakSAT mission.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:15 PDT -Three small logos on the Falcon 1 today--ATSB, MOSTI and Angkasa. ATSB, Astronautic Technology Sdn Bhdm is our customer, MOSTI is the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation and Angkasa, the Malaysian Space Agency.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:22 PDT -Completed weather briefing. Projected to be green at Tzero. Resumed countdown.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:25 PDT -Countdown clock is at T-00:11:00 and counting. All systems are ready.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:26 PDT -About to start T-00:10:00 countdown.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:27 PDT -Terminal count has begin. Transporter erector being retracted from vehicle.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:28 PDT -SpaceX has approximately 2 dozen people on the ground at Kwaj to support. Control center has been on console for about 8-10 hours.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:29 PDT -Vapor coming up is condensation from Liquid Oxygen vents.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:31 PDT -Vehicle has already seen wet dress rehersal and static fire in April.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:32 PDT -Engine is lit about 2.5 secs prior to liftoff. If anything is outside pre-prescribed parameters we shut down before lift off. Range in short red, will go green shortly.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:34 PDT -T-00:02:00 and counting.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:35 PDT -T-00:00:30 and counting.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:35 PDT -T-00:01:00 and counting.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:36 PDT -T-+:00:00:00 We have liftoff!
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:36 PDT -T-+:00:00:40 Vehicle has begun moving downrange
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:37 PDT -T-+:00:01:20 Max-Q,T-+:00:01:05 Vehicle transonic, about to go supersonic
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:38 PDT -T+:00:02:41 MECO, stage sep and Kestrel ignition
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:38 PDT -T+:00:02:41 MECO, stage sep and Kestrel ignition
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:39 PDT -Coming up to fairing seperation. Video choppy but fairing came off beautifully.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:40 PDT -Kestrel fires for over 6 minutes on its way to orbit.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:41 PDT -Still seeing nominal flight
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:42 PDT -230km altitude, well beyond official boundary of space.
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:43 PDT -T+:00:07:25 Approximately 2 minutes from SECO
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:43 PDT -T+:00:08:00 RazakSAT spacecraft will be deployed after short second burn
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:44 PDT -T+:00:08:45 May lose signal as we approach SECO
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:45 PDT -T+:00:09:30 Seeing some drop outs in telemetry and video...
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:46 PDT -T+:00:09:50 We have SECO. RazakSAT in parking orbit
Posted July 13, 2009 - 20:47 PDT -This completes our live RazakSAT Mission broadcast. Thanks for joining us!
Posted July 13, 2009 - 22:20 PDT -Second burn and satellite separation nominal. Falcon 1 has successfully deployed RazakSAT into the correct orbit.

Source / Credits goes to :

1. http://www.atsb.my
2. http://www.spacex.com

p/s :
Hmm… this event not even granted a live telecast in
local tv / media .. giving priority to the M.U in action today.. (could be part of saving cost.. so have to bear with this poor quality live webcast first.)
still waiting for official video to be released..

some folk even told me.. even Measat launch got live telecast in tv.. how come this one ..no?

… nice timing.. though~ wait till tonite..

.. update 2 : youtube video is now available.


.. update 3 : Realtime RazakSAT tracking..
available at http://www.n2yo.com/satellite/?s=35578

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