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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #220 on: 01/13/2018 02:01 PM »
Always per the timeline, Trunk jettisoned right now...

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #221 on: 01/13/2018 02:05 PM »
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Dragon's deorbit burn is complete and trunk has been jettisoned. Pacific Ocean splashdown in ~30 minutes.

https://twitter.com/spacex/status/952194509596536832

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #222 on: 01/13/2018 02:18 PM »
EI (Entry Interface) , Dragon's PICA-X Heat Shield support temperatures of ~ 1,600°C

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #223 on: 01/13/2018 02:20 PM »
Entry interface Followed by the traditionnal black out,

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #224 on: 01/13/2018 02:26 PM »
About 10 minutes before Splashdown, at 13.7 km, Dragon opens its dual Drogue Chutes slowing the capsule before main chutes deployment...

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #225 on: 01/13/2018 02:32 PM »
Altitude 3000 meters: 3 Main chutes deployed.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #228 on: 01/13/2018 02:35 PM »
Capsule landing speed expected between 17 to 20 Km/h...

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #229 on: 01/13/2018 02:36 PM »
15.36 UTC, SPLASHDOWN !

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #230 on: 01/13/2018 02:40 PM »
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #232 on: 01/13/2018 02:41 PM »
Just after splashdown, the recovery ships are on their way to the landing site...

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #233 on: 01/13/2018 02:45 PM »
And as usual, after recovery of the capsule, she will be brought to the Port of Long Beach for initial post-saving steps and removal of time-critical cargo.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #234 on: 01/13/2018 02:48 PM »
Congrats to .Space X teams for another successfull CRS mission !! :)
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #235 on: 01/13/2018 03:01 PM »
congrats to all involved with this CRS mission who have worked countless hours!!  :) :D ;D
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #236 on: 01/13/2018 03:03 PM »
Seems like the mission duration is 29 jrs 00 hrs 00 mn.  8)

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #237 on: 01/13/2018 08:15 PM »
According to data on MarineTraffic.com it appears that NRC Quest had picked up Dragon and was heading back to port within about 75 mins of splashdown.

Current (loose) ETA in port is very late tomorrow night (UTC) time or mid-afternoon local time. I suspect there’s a large error bound on that though.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #238 on: 01/13/2018 09:01 PM »
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Dragon is headed to port with ~4,100 pounds of scientific research and hardware for a cargo handover to @NASA.

https://twitter.com/spacex/status/952296758582718464

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-13 Dragon - RNDZ, ISS Ops, EOM - UPDATES
« Reply #239 on: 01/14/2018 12:45 AM »
Great article gentlemen and thank you for the excellent coverage! :)
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