Thursday, February 18, 2010

Countdown Conducted from Atlas Spaceflight Operations Center

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 07:21:50 AM EST

A few miles south of the launch pad, launch managers and controllers are monitoring the countdown from their consoles inside the Atlas Spaceflight Operations Center. The blog console is located inside the nearby Launch Vehicle Data Center, where we're listening to the launch team's communication channels along with launch support personnel.