Author Topic: Orbital Cygnus ORB-D RNDZ, BERTHING (ATTEMPT 2) And BERTHED UPDATES  (Read 79334 times)

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Cygnus already has LIDAR lock on at 900 m range. (Demo 7, a little early.)
« Last Edit: 09/29/2013 08:46 AM by psloss »

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So that's number 7 complete.

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ADV-4 should be coming up shortly.

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All three LIDAR's tracking.



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467 meters distance.

Heading to 250m hold point.

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ADV-4 completed...inside 500 m
« Last Edit: 09/29/2013 08:53 AM by psloss »

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Coming up on another small thruster burn called ADV4 for Cygnus

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The thruster burn is successfully completed
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Starting to make out Cygnus' arrays!

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Having some issues with RPOP (Rendezvous Proximity Operators Program) software...not a showstopper.
« Last Edit: 09/29/2013 08:59 AM by psloss »

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HHL being used.  A nice throwback to Shuttle at least.

Josh notes they are doing some conversion on the unit measurement (metric strikes again!)

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Fix attempt one: Turn it off and on again seems to also apply in space!

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RPOP solution:


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RPOP is "Rendezvous and Proximity Operations Program."
(From  ISS On-Orbit Status 23 September 2013.)
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Coming up on the 250 meter hold point from ISS for Cygnus
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