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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #300 on: 05/24/2012 09:22 am »
Still working the calibration issues, sounds like the zoom of the camera might be related

Andre working CCP

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #301 on: 05/24/2012 09:26 am »
CCP function test complete

ku returns
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #302 on: 05/24/2012 09:28 am »

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RGPS test around about now.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #304 on: 05/24/2012 09:37 am »
Camera cal still presenting issues

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #305 on: 05/24/2012 09:38 am »
Don noting he switched camera views and asked if he needed to stay in one camera, ground confirms. He notes procedure is for calibrating one camera on one monitor, and not two.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #306 on: 05/24/2012 09:41 am »
Ground confirms Don's suspicions, working to get him in a configuration to start over.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #307 on: 05/24/2012 09:43 am »
Josh confirms RGPS test almost done

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #308 on: 05/24/2012 09:52 am »
ku returns right in time for sunset

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #309 on: 05/24/2012 09:54 am »
Don asking about Dragon status update and whether it would be visible.

Currently 23 KM behind, too far below V bar to be visible
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #310 on: 05/24/2012 09:56 am »
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #312 on: 05/24/2012 09:57 am »
Don has tallyho on Dragon!
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #313 on: 05/24/2012 09:58 am »
Dragon visible to ISS.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #314 on: 05/24/2012 10:01 am »
MCC calling up steps to reset camera calibration
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #315 on: 05/24/2012 10:01 am »
No pictures here - but just saying that I'm glad NASA TV has switched ALL channels to live TV for this.  History in the making.  Congratulations to all for getting here, long way to go yet though.

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #316 on: 05/24/2012 10:03 am »
hopefully we will get video on the next sunrise

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #317 on: 05/24/2012 10:04 am »
Wonder if some of these external camera setups are needed for the calibrations they're working on.  (As opposed to looking for Dragon.)
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #318 on: 05/24/2012 10:05 am »
View of MCC-X controlling the already historic Dragon-2

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #319 on: 05/24/2012 10:06 am »
This is a screencap from earlier that showed Dragon from the truss cameras

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