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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #360 on: 05/24/2012 10:52 am »
it was supposed to be in the dark, why is dragon late?

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #361 on: 05/24/2012 10:53 am »
Twitter...

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Telemetry confirms that astronauts on the space station were able to command on the strobe light on the Dragon spacecraft.

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Strobe light successfully commanded “on” by @astro_andre & @astro_pettit, verifying #ISS crew can send commands to @SpaceX #Dragon capsule!
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #362 on: 05/24/2012 10:53 am »
First camera moving (lower left)
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #363 on: 05/24/2012 10:54 am »
here we go!
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #364 on: 05/24/2012 10:56 am »

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #365 on: 05/24/2012 10:56 am »
There it is...
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #366 on: 05/24/2012 10:57 am »
Found it!

"Quite a bit of curious looks and lots of squinting..."
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #367 on: 05/24/2012 10:57 am »
tallyho!
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #368 on: 05/24/2012 10:58 am »

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #369 on: 05/24/2012 10:59 am »
THERE BE DRAGON!

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #370 on: 05/24/2012 11:00 am »
Going to be more difficult to track with the Earth in the background...
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #371 on: 05/24/2012 11:00 am »

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #372 on: 05/24/2012 11:03 am »
temporarily disappeared with the bright earth below, closer to sunset should be more visible

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #373 on: 05/24/2012 11:03 am »
Adjusted
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #374 on: 05/24/2012 11:04 am »
Can see the outline...around 20 minutes to R-bar crossing.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #375 on: 05/24/2012 11:05 am »
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#Dragon spacecraft is now visible from the space station as a small dot. http://pic.twitter.com/i31FIQrL

Dragon against clouds/Earth is actually quite visible... unless I'm looking at the wrong thing.
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #376 on: 05/24/2012 11:06 am »

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #377 on: 05/24/2012 11:07 am »
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#Dragon spacecraft is now visible from the space station as a small dot. http://pic.twitter.com/i31FIQrL

Saw a big flash of light as the sun caught the Dragon's solar arrays at just the right angle!
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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #378 on: 05/24/2012 11:09 am »

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Re: LIVE: SpaceX Dragon COTS Demo (C2+) FD2 and FD3 UPDATES
« Reply #379 on: 05/24/2012 11:10 am »
On the ISS stream

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