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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #220 on: 11/19/2016 08:37 PM »
Soyuz now preparing for a 56-degree fly-around of ISS to align with its docking port.
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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #221 on: 11/19/2016 08:38 PM »
Tally Ho!

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #222 on: 11/19/2016 08:39 PM »
Soyuz is in the approach corridor closing at 1.4m/s at this time.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #223 on: 11/19/2016 08:41 PM »
450 meters.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #224 on: 11/19/2016 08:41 PM »
Fly-around for docking port alignment has begun.  21 mins to scheduled docking.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #225 on: 11/19/2016 08:42 PM »
340 meters -- closing at 0.8 m/s.
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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #227 on: 11/19/2016 08:44 PM »
"Everything is looking good" - interpreter for Soyuz Commander

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #228 on: 11/19/2016 08:44 PM »
Current range and closure rate in bottom left.
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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #230 on: 11/19/2016 08:46 PM »
Fly-around complete.  Soyuz Commander sees the docking port.  Soyuz now rolling so solar arrays are oriented in proper position for final docking sequence.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #231 on: 11/19/2016 08:47 PM »
MCC-M and MS-03 discussing brief interruption of video feed.  They have it back now.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #232 on: 11/19/2016 08:48 PM »
Soyuz now station-keeping at 200m from ISS.  Awaiting final approval for last push to docking.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #233 on: 11/19/2016 08:48 PM »
Over Argentina.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #234 on: 11/19/2016 08:48 PM »
Final Approach Command set and received.  Soyuz is now closing on ISS for docking.

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #235 on: 11/19/2016 08:49 PM »
6mins to orbital sunset at this point.

NASA TV switches away to Atlas V launch. :(

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #236 on: 11/19/2016 08:50 PM »
OK.  NASA TV media channel back to Soyuz while public switches to Atlas.


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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #238 on: 11/19/2016 08:51 PM »
Soyuz Commander "sees docking port clearly."

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Re: LIVE: Soyuz MS-03 Events - November 17-19, 2016
« Reply #239 on: 11/19/2016 08:52 PM »
Soyuz on axis of docking port.  Target is in the center of the crosshairs.  Now flying into orbital sunset.

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