Author Topic: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-8 Dragon - RNDZ, Berthing, ISS Ops - UPDATES  (Read 51487 times)

Offline Chris Bergin

UPDATE ONLY CRS-8 thread for Dragon's post launch events.

CRS-8 Related News Articles:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/?s=CRS-8

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CRS-8 Discussion Thread:
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=39350.0

CRS-8 Party Thread -
https://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=39538.0

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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/

SpaceX Dragon Articles:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/tag/dragon/

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Pre-Launch:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/03/spacex-prepares-two-missions-mcgregor/

Static Fire:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/04/spacex-falcon-9-static-fire-crs-8-mission/

Main Launch Article:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/04/spacex-dragon-rtf-falcon9-launch/

Berthing Article:
https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016/04/iss-crs-8-dragon-arrival-flawless-launch/

ASDS Return To Port Article:
In work. (Remember to use the ASDS threads in the SpaceX Reusable Section for this element).

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L2 SpaceX Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=24469.0

L2 CRS-8 Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=39521.0
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Coverage of Dragon capture at @Space_Station begins on NASA TV at 2:30am PT, 5:30am ET 4/10 http://www.nasa.gov/ntv
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Mission Control just provided Jeff Williams with Dragon capture timeline updates.

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Dragon now visible on ISS TV.
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Dragon now visible on ISS TV.

Screen capture attached.

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Dragon range 1.2 km.

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Can see the solar arrays

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Dragon range 1000 m.  Crew starting Dragon approach monitoring procedure.

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Rob Navias has got the 4am shift.
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Dragon has been suffering from a bit of extra drag, so burn times changed by 30 minutes.
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350m on the R Bar.
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Departing from 350 meters to 200 meters.
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Keeps repeating that the delay is due to drag and that absolutely nothing is wrong with Dragon.
Evaluating whether to wait the full 15 minutes or go ahead to make up some of the lost time.

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Can see Dragon's beacon flashing strong in the dark. At 250 meter hold point

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250 meters.
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At 250m hold point.

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