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1:34 AM
posted on October 24, 2018 by Rui C. Barbosa

China launched a new satellite for ocean observation from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center on…

 
 
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3:33 PM
@uhoh What changed your mind? I of course knew I was perfectly correct, appropriate, yada, yada, allalong since my moral rectitude is manifest, complete, and absolute. :) I did think I was pretty close to an answer.
I wonder if I am answering the title question more than the worded question at times?
 
3:59 PM
@geoffc OP is satisfied, and that counts more than my opinion. They would have mentioned the launch aspect if that turned out to be the real concern.
There's a specific launch collision avoidance Q&A around somewhere as well, so that's "covered" if future people go searching, so why spoil a happy ending with a "Mr. grumpy" comment?
 
Ah, you will always be Mr Grumpy to me!
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wait, my vote change didn't take. The red "you can't change your vote" sign never showed up and it went to 5, but when I returned later it's still at 3. Can you make a trivial edit, or I can
 
4:14 PM
You do it. Grumpy guy that you are. Be snarky.
 
I added the sentence "Yet." and a few more words.
This is the other Q&A that covers launch more specifically: What planning tools and techniques are used to avoid collisions in space during launches? I've added a bounty.
 
5:02 PM
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A: Roughly how many self-viewing cameras are present in a Falcon 9 LEO mission?

geoffcThe Iridium-1 mission demonstrated that the downwards looking camera on the first stage can broadcast all the way down to landing on the ASDS.

@geoffc this one might need a bit of work...
 

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