Author Topic: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-4 Dragon - RNDZ, Berthing, ISS Ops - UPDATES  (Read 62921 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

UPDATE THREAD for SpaceX's CRS-4/SpX-4 RNDZ and Berthing - and Berthed Ops.

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Live NASA TV coverage begins 5 a.m. EDT Tuesday as Gerst and Wiseman carefully guide the Canadarm2 to reach out and grapple Dragon at 7:04 a.m. The duo will then maneuver Dragon to its berthing spot on the Harmony node where it will stay for a month of cargo transfers.

Launch Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/09/spacex-launch-dragon-crs-4-mission/ - by William Graham.

Berthing Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/09/crs-4-dragon-tuesday-iss-arrival/


Resources:

SpaceX News Articles from 2006 (Including numerous exclusive Elon interviews):
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=21862.0

SpaceX News Articles (Recent):
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/tag/spacex/

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SpaceX GENERAL Forum Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=45.0 - please use this for general questions NOT specific to this mission.

SpaceX MISSIONS Forum Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=55.0 - this section is for everything specific to SpaceX missions.

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SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 - CRS-4/SpX-4 ATTEMPT 1 Thread:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=35593.0

SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 - CRS-4/SpX-4 LAUNCH Coverage:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=35686.0

SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 - CRS-4/SpX-4 DISCUSSION THREAD:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=35385.0

Party Thread:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=35576.0


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L2 Members:

L2 SpaceX Section - now a dedicated full section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=24469.0

Dedicated L2 CRS-4/SpX-4 Thread:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=35374.0
« Last Edit: 09/23/2014 02:27 AM by Chris Bergin »


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Chris - nice overview article. Do you have the times of the burns mentioned?
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Just seen the ISS with Dragon just behind passing over England.

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the crew is awake and activating the gear to command Dragon
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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Dragon is 11 km out with all burns on time.  according to one obviously disturbed astronaut, the only thing Dragon can say is "fly Navy"   :D
« Last Edit: 09/23/2014 07:51 AM by Targeteer »
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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Dragon coming in to view "Thats No Moon"

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Dragon's view:

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Dragon now see's the ISS, make good progress

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MCC-X.

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holding at 350 meters
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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View from the SSRMS.

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"The next sunrise is scheduled at..."??? ;)

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Heading to 250 meters.

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Chris - nice overview article. Do you have the times of the burns mentioned?

Sorry, no.

Dragon's flashing light....
« Last Edit: 09/23/2014 09:19 AM by Chris Bergin »

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Total mass of Dragon "just under 20 000 pounds".

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At 250 meters!
« Last Edit: 09/23/2014 09:25 AM by Chris Bergin »

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Polling is GO to proceed from 250m.

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