Author Topic: LIVE: Cygnus OA-6 - Arrival, ISS mission and EOM - Updates  (Read 44137 times)


Offline Chris Bergin

Mainly the article for the berthing events:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/03/cygnus-iss-arrival-ula-investigate-atlas-v-launch/

By Chris Gebhardt, William Graham and me.

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Should add the status of the latest burns:

DV3 & 4 burns complete, have 4 more DVs today to set up for capture at the @Space_Station around 0630 EDT.

NASA TV starts coverage at 5:30am.

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ISS crew is monitoring the Cygnus approach.

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ISS visible pass coming up for me shortly.  Hope to catch Cygnus if it's far enough away...
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No joy but thickening clouds didn't help.  Better pass next orbit but really close to capture...
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HD camera feed looking down at earth, Cygnus not in sight yet
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Cygnus range 1000 meters  Cygnus in sight
« Last Edit: 03/26/2016 08:13 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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in the MCC 21 control room obviously
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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White FCR with fancy new screens.

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There's Cygnus.

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Rob Navias not mentioning the Atlas V issue, but did mention the S/C Sep time (which deemed to be 21 minutes).

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Cygnus holding at 250 meters
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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Cygnus to be followed by the Russian Progress, launching on Thursday. Then SpaceX CRS-8 Dragon on April 8. 12 tons in total to the ISS.

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RWS view.

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Go to depart 250m hold point.

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inside 200 meters
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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