Special Thanks to our own Ben Short, Harry Rouse and Carmine.
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Subject: Fwd: Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.....HFSD
Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2022 13:31:50 -0800
From: Ben Short <benshort(a)cox.net>
A great show of the Honor Flight I was on in early November, Leslie was
our team leader, Paul was a B-52 pilot who was shot down during the
Christmas bombing in Dec 72.
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> *From: *Leslie Granger <lesliegranger(a)rocketmail.com>
> *Subject: **Happy Thanksgiving to you and your families.....HFSD Video
> Hello Everyone!
> As we think of all we’re grateful for on this Thanksgiving, you dear
> veterans and guardians are right at the top of our list!
> Attached is a video created by Green Team’s expert videographer (AKA
> Vietnam Marine pilot veteran) Steven Petit……what a wonderful surprise
> that he created this for all of us! We thought you may want to share
> it with family and friends that may be with you this holiday.
> Cooking the feast myself so I better get back to it! Kudos to Steve
> for all his work, creative & technology talents and time. I’m sure he
> was inspired by all of you!
> Our best to you and your family,
> Leslie & Paul
Looks like we have a rocket launch scheduled at 1:25AM tonight.
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From: Robert Shank KM6RSS <rshank1950(a)gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Nov 9, 2022 at 6:04 PM
Subject: [K6MEP] Launch on Schedule from Matt W6XC
Tomorrow morning's (November 10) launch of an Atlas V rocket from
Vandenberg SFB appears to be on schedule. The following is a media update
from the United Launch Alliance:
Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Joint
Polar Satellite System (JPSS)-2 mission for the National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and NASA’s Low-Earth Orbit Flight
Test of an Inflatable Decelerator (LOFTID). The mission is set to lift off
on Thurs., Nov. 10 from Space Launch Complex-3 at Vandenberg Space Force
Base in California. The launch time is 1:25 a.m. PST. Today’s
forecast shows a greater than 90 percent chance of favorable weather
conditions for launch.
Atlas V JPSS-2 mission information available here [
Pre-launch processing photos can be found here. Photos can be used with
credit to United Launch Alliance [
Launch Forecast Summary:
Overall probability of violating weather constraints: <10%
Primary concern: Cumulus Clouds, Temperature
Overall probability of violating weather constraints for 24-hour delay: 10%
Primary concerns: Temperature
Live broadcast coverage of launch available at: www.ulalaunch.com. The
JPSS-2 launch broadcast will start at 12:45 a.m. PST on Nov. 10.
Live launch updates available at: www.ulalaunch.com.
Join the conversation at www.facebook.com/ulalaunch, twitter.com/ulalaunch
Hashtags #AtlasV #JPSS2 #LOFTID