Author Topic: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING  (Read 173530 times)

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #20 on: 03/09/2011 10:45 AM »
PAO: If we dont land today, would probably land at Edwards tomorrow due to potential for hail at KSC

Edit:  Education channel is up
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 10:46 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #21 on: 03/09/2011 10:56 AM »
going to need to change attitude, at the very beginning of the deorbit prep
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 10:56 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #22 on: 03/09/2011 11:01 AM »
below 5 hours till first landing opportunity
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #23 on: 03/09/2011 11:08 AM »
already worked shuttle cold soak
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 11:09 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #24 on: 03/09/2011 11:10 AM »
For those who want to follow along, the entry check list and pocket entry list are available here:

http://www.nasa.gov/centers/johnson/news/flightdatafiles/index.html
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #25 on: 03/09/2011 11:13 AM »
ground talking about some comm issues, will reconfigure systems if it happens again but fine right now
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 11:13 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline John44

  • Elite Veteran
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 3818
  • Netherlands
    • space-multimedia
  • Liked: 155
  • Likes Given: 0

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #27 on: 03/09/2011 11:35 AM »
From the HYTHIRM Team:

Quote
Team on console @ MCC, land systems in place, P3 wheels up @6:30CT...HYTHIRM is ready to be the first to see Discovery on her final descent.

http://twitter.com/#!/spacegirly
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #28 on: 03/09/2011 11:43 AM »
working block 10 on the Deorbit prep, AUTO MNVR TO COMM ATT
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 11:45 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #29 on: 03/09/2011 11:47 AM »
Crew working payload deactivation, looks like go for payload bay door closing just waiting for one more checkout on the RAD BYPASS/FES C/O

« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 11:50 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #30 on: 03/09/2011 11:49 AM »
Kennedy looking nice, crossing fingers
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #31 on: 03/09/2011 11:52 AM »
payload deactivation is complete

Flight aware now tracking the HYTHIRM P-3

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/NASA500
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 11:53 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #32 on: 03/09/2011 11:56 AM »
Working block 7, CONFIG FOR PLBD CLOSING
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 11:56 AM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #33 on: 03/09/2011 11:59 AM »
block 7 complete, payload bay is ready for door closure
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 12:01 PM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #34 on: 03/09/2011 12:06 PM »
radiator bypass is complete, going to close the payload bay doors on time

handover will happen one minute before burn
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 12:07 PM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #35 on: 03/09/2011 12:10 PM »
talking about adjustments and the HYTHIRM DTO, ground says they are in good shape but mixes it up with the landing DTO at first

also talking about TDRSS coverage during entry, will manually select
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 12:11 PM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #36 on: 03/09/2011 12:12 PM »
Block 9 in work, plbd closing procedures
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #37 on: 03/09/2011 12:16 PM »
Per PAO, port door is closing

Port closed, now Starboard door closing
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 12:17 PM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #38 on: 03/09/2011 12:20 PM »
Centerlines are driving, payload bay is closed

artist impression and the telemetry view
« Last Edit: 03/09/2011 12:20 PM by Ronsmytheiii »
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Offline Ronsmytheiii

  • Moderator
  • Global Moderator
  • Senior Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 22455
  • Liked: 767
  • Likes Given: 286
Re: LIVE: STS-133 Flight Day 14 - EOM - RE-ENTRY and LANDING
« Reply #39 on: 03/09/2011 12:21 PM »
working block 11, go for OPS3
"Every vision is a joke until the first man accomplishes it; once realized, it becomes commonplace." - Robert Goddard

Tags: