Author Topic: LIVE: SpaceX CRS-6 Dragon - RNDZ, Berthing, ISS Ops - UPDATES  (Read 53761 times)

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LIVE UPDATE thread for CRS-6/Spx-6 Dragon Rendezvous, Berthing and ISS Ops.

Any posts that are not updates will be removed. Other threads are available, see below.

Dragon will be grappled at 7 am (Eastern).

Main SpX-6/CRS-6 Articles:

Hot Fire:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2015/04/spacex-tanking-tests-in-flight-abort-falcon-9/

Launch Day Article - by William Graham
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2015/04/spacex-falcon-9-crs-6-dragon-stage-return/

Berthing Article:
http://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2015/04/crs-6-dragon-berth-iss/

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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/

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SpaceX GENERAL Forum Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=45.0 - please use this for general questions NOT specific to this mission.

SpaceX MISSIONS Forum Section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=55.0 - this section is for everything specific to SpaceX missions.

SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1 - CRS-6/SpX-6 DISCUSSION THREAD:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=36892.0

Party Thread:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=37098.0

SCRUB - ATTEMPT 1 UPDATES:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=37186.0

LAUNCH UPDATES:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=37294.0

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L2 Members:

L2 SpaceX Section - now a dedicated full section:
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?board=55.0
« Last Edit: 04/16/2015 10:16 PM by Chris Bergin »


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Dragon SpX-6 seen from the Netherlands.
credit: Ralf Vandebergh.
source: http://spaceweathergallery.com/indiv_upload.php?upload_id=111764&PHPSESSID=ialc4auj5bmf4m8p63f5a64v73

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crew is awake and checked in during the morning DPC. Dragon approach is proceeding nominally and was 1.8km below ISS
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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dragon range is 1000 meters
Best quote heard during an inspection, "I was unaware that I was the only one who was aware."

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Morning ;)

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4am in Houston. PAO sounds like he's feeling it ;)

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Your grapple team. (Sam doing the deed).

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Dragon on the R-Bar.

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Go/No Go to enter the KOS next.
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Sam using the Cupola RWS.

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Dragon still in stalk mode. Sneaking up at 350 meters.

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Terry's got his cameras ready.

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Go to depart 350m.

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Dragon at 250m and holding.

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Anton Shkaplerov ‏@AntonAstrey 5m ago

#Dragon is docking. 400 meters to the #ISS

 

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Hard to capture, but Dragon is flashing her lights at the Station.

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Go to depart 250m.

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Sam's finding this all rather exciting. All nominal so far.

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