Author Topic: LIVE: SpaceX Falcon 9/Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) LAUNCH and FD1 UPDATES  (Read 161852 times)

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Dragon updates only please guys.  Some of us are using the "new" pill on this thread as a sign of actual developments.

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Here are today's milestones that remain to be confirmed as accomplished:

1. Full abort (continuous burn)
2. Pulsed abort (pulsed burn)
3. Free drift
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Here are today's milestones that remain to be confirmed as accomplished:

1. Full abort (continuous burn)
2. Pulsed abort (pulsed burn)
3. Free drift
How much is the usual data analysis time? I would guess at least a day.

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Thanks Lee Jay, Robert! :)

Here are today's milestones that remain to be confirmed as accomplished:

1. Full abort (continuous burn)
2. Pulsed abort (pulsed burn)
3. Free drift

I'll inquire.
« Last Edit: 05/22/2012 09:03 PM by Chris Bergin »

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Thanks Lee Jay, Robert! :)

Here are today's milestones that remain to be confirmed as accomplished:

1. Full abort (continuous burn)
2. Pulsed abort (pulsed burn)
3. Free drift

I'll inquire.

Ask about the active thermal management, too, please.

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SFN reporting aborts and free drift completed with no significant issues...
http://www.spaceflightnow.com/falcon9/003/status.html
« Last Edit: 05/22/2012 09:58 PM by Carl G »

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SFN reporting aborts and free drift completed with no significant issues...
http://www.spaceflightnow.com/falcon9/003/status.html

It says they're still analyzing the data...

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Right now (7:58 PM ET) "CE1" is supposed to be happening: http://www.cbsnews.com/network/news/space/home/spacenews/files/spacex_cots2_timeline.html

Can anyone explain what "CE1" is?

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Right now (7:58 PM ET) "CE1" is supposed to be happening: http://www.cbsnews.com/network/news/space/home/spacenews/files/spacex_cots2_timeline.html

Can anyone explain what "CE1" is?
Co-Elliptic burn, to circularize orbitů
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We found a good split point, so new update thread is here, which continues with the burn updates/info:

http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=28952.0

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It's the traditional bump 'n lock to align the mission threads prior to EOM!

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